Chillicothe First Methodist Church

Chillicothe First Methodist Church (HM1ZBQ)

Location: Chillicothe, TX 79225 Hardeman County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 15.303', W 99° 30.887'

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Originally organized in 1886 in the Jackson Springs community, this church was first served by circuit riders C. T. Neese and J. T. Hosmer. Shortly after the Fort Worth and Denver City Railway came through Chillicothe in 1887, the Jackson Springs Church moved into town. This edifice was erected at the church's second Chillicothe location. Designed by prominent area architect Rockwell Henry Stuckey (1855-1936) in 1916, the structure features classical columns, cornice and eaves. Notable elements include the ornate stained glass windows and octagonal dome, a feature often associated with Stuckey's work. The original stained glass windows were crafted in Germany during World War I and crossed the Atlantic three times before being accepted at New York and shipped to Chillicothe by train.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Year Placed1998
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 at 12:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 452603 N 3790555
Decimal Degrees34.25505000, -99.51478333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 15.303', W 99° 30.887'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 15' 18.18" N, 99° 30' 53.22" W
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Area Code(s)940
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-399 Ave J, Chillicothe TX 79225, US
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