Stanton Church of Christ

Stanton Church of Christ (HM1MFL)

Location: Stanton, TX 79782 Martin County
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N 32° 7.874', W 101° 47.353'

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At the turn of the 20th century, a group of Stanton-area residents who belonged to the Church of Christ met in homes and in the Stanton school for worship. In 1904, Brother Price Billingsley from Abilene led a gospel meeting that prompted the organization of a Stanton Church of Christ congregation; Judge Bailey Anderson and Will Akers were the first elders appointed. By 1906, the congregation had erected its first church building, which members moved to a second location in 1915. In 1944, the congregation purchased this site and built a third sanctuary. Members, active in their community, have served in church programs, which have included a radio program, mission work and assistance to other area congregations.
Marker Number14220
Year Placed2003
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 1st, 2015 at 6:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 236874 N 3558390
Decimal Degrees32.13123333, -101.78921667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 7.874', W 101° 47.353'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 7' 52.44" N, 101° 47' 21.18" W
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Area Code(s)432
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 St Mary St, Stanton TX 79782, US
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