Gomez Baptist Church

Gomez Baptist Church (HM20CS)

Location: Brownfield, TX 79316 Terry County
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N 33° 10.926', W 102° 22.687'

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On August 3, 1903, nine worshipers gathered together under a wagon sheet to organize a Baptist church. Led by the Rev. J. R. Miller, the congregation met once a month in the Gomez schoolhouse. A one-room sanctuary, erected in 1909, was moved three-quarters of a mile northwest when Gomez was relocated due to highway construction. A larger church building was erected in 1936, and by 1942 the church had its first full-time pastor. The Gomez School, converted for church use in 1953, was destroyed by fire in 1960 and was replaced by a new structure.
HM NumberHM20CS
Year Placed1988
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 744455 N 3674537
Decimal Degrees33.18210000, -102.37811667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 10.926', W 102° 22.687'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 10' 55.56" N, 102° 22' 41.22" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near FM303, Brownfield TX 79316, US
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