Episcopal Mission of the Ascension

Episcopal Mission of the Ascension (HM21VL)

Location: Decatur, TX 76234 Wise County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 13.703', W 97° 35.129'

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Oldest original church building in Decatur. Consecrated by great missionary bishop, the Rt. Rev. A.C. Garrett. Erected facing Main Street (2 blks. w. of square) in 1889.

Known as "The Little Church with the Crosses", by 1912 it had deteriorated, but was restored and moved, facing Walnut Street.

In 1940 building was sold, used as mattress factory, but rescued same year and moved here, with sanctuary placed symbolically to east, toward Jerusalem.
HM NumberHM21VL
Year Placed1968
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 631802 N 3677497
Decimal Degrees33.22838333, -97.58548333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 13.703', W 97° 35.129'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 13' 42.18" N, 97° 35' 7.7399999999999" W
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Area Code(s)940, 817
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901-905 S Church St, Decatur TX 76234, US
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