First Methodist Church

First Methodist Church (HM2HOB)

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N 30° 16.652', W 98° 52.675'

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Oldest Methodist church in the Hill Country. Founded 1849 as a German mission by the Rev. Eduard Schneider. The charter members: Melchior and Rosine Bauer; Johann and Margaretha Durst; Friedrich and Sophie Ellebracht; Ernst and Dorothea Houy; Ferdinand and Maria Kneese, Ludwig Kneese, Friedrich Kneese, Louise Kneese; Heinrich and Catharine Steihl; Jacob and Catharine Treibs, Fritz and Friderika (Mary) Winkel.

In 1855, during pastorate of the Rev. C. A. Grote, a 40 x 60-foot native stone church was built; it still serves after 1912-14, 1923, and 1948-49 remodelings.
Year Placed1972
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 8:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 511741 N 3349545
Decimal Degrees30.27753333, -98.87791667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 16.652', W 98° 52.675'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 16' 39.12" N, 98° 52' 40.5" W
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