First Baptist Church of Commerce

First Baptist Church of Commerce (HM294I)

Location: Commerce, TX 75428 Hunt County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 14.941', W 95° 54.037'

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Organized with nine charter members, this congregation began on Nov. 15, 1883, as the Missionary Baptist Church of Commerce. Services were held in a Union Church building until 1883, when the first sanctuary was built. As the congregation outgrew the facility, the Women's Missionary Society began raising money for this site, and a new sanctuary was constructed in 1913. The congregation's name was changed to First Baptist in 1933. A leader in Commerce's development, the church has actively served the students of East Texas State University.
HM NumberHM294I
Year Placed1983
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 6th, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 229753 N 3682646
Decimal Degrees33.24901667, -95.90061667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 14.941', W 95° 54.037'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 14' 56.46" N, 95° 54' 2.2199999999999" W
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Area Code(s)903
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1409 Washington St, Commerce TX 75428, US
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