First Baptist Church of Zephyr
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
N 31° 40.738 W 098° 47.845
14R E 519201 N 3504870
Quick Description: This subject marker is mounted on a pole in front of the little church off SH 183 in Zephyr.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 3/19/2012 8:30:37 PM
Waymark Code: WME14H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 3

Long Description:
Marker erected by Texas Historical Commission.

Texas Historical Commission Atlas data:
Index Entry: First Baptist Church of Zephyr
City: Zephyr
County: Brown
Subject Codes: Baptist denomination; churches
Year Marker Erected: 1985
Marker Location: Dillon Ave. and Second St. (US 183), Zephyr
Marker Size: 18" x 28"
Marker Number: 1686

Marker Text:
The organizational meeting for this congregation was held at the home of John J. Driskill in 1886. The twelve charter members were first led by Pastor J. B. Greenfield, who served only one month, and then by J. A. Jarrett. The Baptist fellowship erected its first sanctuary in 1892. Members rebuilt their church home following the devastating tornado of 1909. During its early history, First Baptist Church of Zephyr held revivals under the Zephyr Gospel tabernacle. Descendants of many of the early members still worship here. (1985)


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