First United Methodist Church Historical

First United Methodist Church Historical (HM1TBE)

Location: Kaufman, TX 75142 Kaufman County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 35.255', W 96° 18.757'

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Organized in February of 1845 as the Kingsborough Methodist Episcopal Church, South. The Rev. Wm. K. Wilson was first pastor. In 1850 Kingsborough (county seat) was renamed Kaufman. Present site was purchased and first building erected 1857, with The Rev. J. A. Scruggs as pastor. The second building, a traditional steepled, white frame structure, was built 1876 at cost of $400, with The Rev. O.P. Thomas as pastor. Present brick building was erected 1909 at a cost of $13,000. The Rev. A.R. Nash was pastor. It was redecorated 1968, with The Rev. E.H. Cole, Pastor.
Year Placed1969
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 752244 N 3608755
Decimal Degrees32.58758333, -96.31261667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 35.255', W 96° 18.757'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 35' 15.3" N, 96° 18' 45.42" W
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Area Code(s)972, 214, 903, 469
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301 S Houston St, Kaufman TX 75142, US
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