FIRST - Church in White Deer, Tx
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 35° 25.881 W 101° 10.426
14S E 302671 N 3923050
Quick Description: Clearly the church has been moved away.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 10/15/2020 4:07:28 AM
Waymark Code: WM138ZM
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
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Long Description:

County of Marker & Plate: Carson County
Location of Marker & Plate: corner 5th St. & Doucette St., White Deer
Marker Erected by: State Historical Survey Committee
Plate by: Texas Historical Commission
Date marker Erected: 1965
Date Plate Erected: 1979

Marker Text:

First church building in White Deer. Dedicated July 4, 1909. Financed mainly through gifts from pioneer members' home churches; and donations by other denominations. Also used by Methodists and Baptists for 11 years, with circuit pastors for the three congregations rotating their Sunday visits. A Union Sunday School and missionary society were organized. All offerings were equally shared among the three churches.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1980

Supplemental Plate Text:
The First Presbyterian Church building served as a worship center from 1909 to 1969. The structure was moved from this site in 1978.

FIRST - Classification Variable: Place or Location

Date of FIRST: 7/4/1909

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