of TerrellThe Rev. J. W. Fields (1817-1886) organized this church in 1873, the same year the Texas & Pacific Railroad opened a station at the Terrell townsite. A frame church was built and the Sunday School started in 1877. In 1900, when the membership had grown to 495, a larger brick edifice replaced the first sanctuary. This fellowship helped support Wesley College, located here from 1905 to 1911, and built the City Tabernacle, site of public gatherings from 1905 to 1915. Four sessions of the North Texas Methodist Conference have been hosted by this congregation.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 19th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 754738 N 3625698|
|Decimal Degrees||32.73968333, -96.28145000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 44.381', W 96° 16.887'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 44' 22.86" N, 96° 16' 53.22" W|
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|Area Code(s)||972, 214|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 503 W College St, Terrell TX 75160, US|
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