First Baptist Church of Midland

First Baptist Church of Midland (HM1MB4)

Location: Midland, TX 79701 Midland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 59.979', W 102° 6.022'

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The First Baptist Church of Midland began serving the city shortly after Midland's founding in 1885. That year, Baptists from Pecos, Big Spring and Midland agreed to hire the Rev. S.B. Callaway to serve the three congregations. Under his leadership, a group organized this church in 1886, erecting a building shortly afterwards. Over the years, the church expanded and moved twice to accommodate growing membership. During the years following World War II, church growth mirrored Midland's impressive city development due to the region's expanding petroleum industry. Through all this time, the church has been a spiritual and community leader, a position it continues to hold today.
HM NumberHM1MB4
Marker Number13657
Year Placed2006
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 773938 N 3544072
Decimal Degrees31.99965000, -102.10036667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 59.979', W 102° 6.022'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 59' 58.74" N, 102° 6' 1.32" W
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Area Code(s)432
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2108-2198 W Louisiana Ave, Midland TX 79701, US
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