Pansy Baptist Church

Pansy Baptist Church (HM1Z84)

Location: Crosbyton, TX 79322 Crosby County
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N 33° 41.032', W 101° 3.796'

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The Pansy Baptist Church was organized in 1905 by J. V. Leatherwood, John Holt, P. H. Leatherwood, Snow Loyd, and J. M. Leatherwood to serve the residents of the Pansy Community. Church services were conducted in the school building until 1916 when the congregation constructed its first sanctuary. An arbor was built on the church grounds for revival services.
The church building was moved two miles south in 1946 for the convenience of the membership. A parsonage was erected in 1947 for the congregation's first full-time pastor.
A new sanctuary was built and was dedicated on July 16, 1950. The church building burned in August 1965, and services were held in a church member's barn until December, when a new structure was completed. The church supported a strong mission outreach program.
Through the years population dwindled in the rural community of Pansy. In 1995 the remaining members of the Pansy Baptist Church voted to disband. The church building was donated to the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, an African American congregation in Floydada. The building was moved 32 miles by 140 volunteers from Crosbyton, Pansy, Floydada, and Wiley.
HM NumberHM1Z84
Year Placed1996
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 308742 N 3729015
Decimal Degrees33.68386667, -101.06326667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 41.032', W 101° 3.796'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 41' 1.92" N, 101° 3' 47.76" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-82, Crosbyton TX 79322, US
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