First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church (HM1JZI)

Location: Bronte, TX 76933 Coke County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 53.022', W 100° 17.623'

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Organized by visiting minister W.G. Green and a congregation of three on June 19, 1887, the Baptist Church in Bronte met in homes. In 1890 a brush arbor was built and the Rev. R.M. Cumbie was called as first pastor. Services were later held in the community school in winter and the brush arbor in summer. A Sunday school was organized in 1901 and the first church building was dedicated in 1907. A new building was completed in 1951. From its beginning, this church has been involved in missionary and community activities.
Marker Number1618
Year Placed1987
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, April 12th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 377642 N 3528274
Decimal Degrees31.88370000, -100.29371667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 53.022', W 100° 17.623'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 53' 1.32" N, 100° 17' 37.38" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-498 S Washington St, Bronte TX 76933, US
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