First Baptist Church of Rosenberg

First Baptist Church of Rosenberg (HM1QM3)

Location: Rosenberg, TX 77471 Fort Bend County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 33.404', W 95° 48.515'

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In 1896, three Baptist men organized this church. T.E. Muse served as the first pastor from 1898 to 1900. The 1900 Galveston hurricane destroyed an unfinished church building. Services were held in a nearby church and in a rail car until a schoolhouse was purchased in 1901. In 1912, a brick sanctuary was built, with the first electric lights in town. Some baptism services were held in the Brazos River until the 1930s. New facilities were added over the years as the congregation grew. The church continues to serve the Rosenberg community.
HM NumberHM1QM3
Marker Number8991
Year Placed1996
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, February 1st, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 227866 N 3272961
Decimal Degrees29.55673333, -95.80858333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 33.404', W 95° 48.515'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 33' 24.24" N, 95° 48' 30.9" W
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Area Code(s)281, 713, 832
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1117 1st St, Rosenberg TX 77471, US
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