1921 - Milford Presbyterian Church - Milford, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 32° 07.419 W 096° 56.820
14S E 693673 N 3555986
Quick Description: The Milford Presbyterian Church was built in 1921, the third incarnation of their sanctuary, located at 300 Main Street, Milford, TX.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 6/8/2014 11:24:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMKXFC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 6

Long Description:
It is unclear whether this congregation is still active. A Texas Historical Marker here provides some background:

Organized in June 1855 with 16 members, as one of 4 Presbyterian churches within a radius of 500 miles. Early, horseback-traveling pastors organized and served 3 churches in outlying areas.

Congregation built houses of worship in 1860, 1896, 1921. This church was 4 times host to the Presbytery, 1861-71; to Synod, 1920.

Records show Milford has been self-sustaining, faithful to support Presbyterian colleges of Texas, and high in benevolences.

Church bell, cast in New York, and brought here by ship, rail and ox-wagon, has called area to worship since 1871.
Year of construction: 1921

Full inscription:
Laid by the M.W. Grand Lodge of Texas A.F. & A.M. July 4, 1921 --- T.J. Galbraith Architect Presbyterian Church Organized 1855, this bldg. erected 1921 Re. W.R. Hall, D.D., Pastor -*Session*- W.R. McDaniel, Clerk J.K. McDaniel Jesse Noell Hugh Galbraith T.H. Gore J.R. Morrel R.E. Morrel S.G. McFadden J.E. Newton L.E. Petty -*Deacons*- S.W. Edwards, Chmn. Roy Darrow A.E. Galbraith Jno. C. Marney W.L. Morrel Dr. R.M. Munroe Building Committee Roy Darrow, Chmn. S.G. McFadden, A.J. Bryan

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