First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Austin

First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Austin (HMH6M)

Location: Austin, TX 78757 Travis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 20.368', W 97° 43.627'

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In 1853, missionary Rev. E.B. Crisman formally organized the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Austin. Members met in a frame building at 7th and Lavaca streets until 1892, when they replaced it with a stone structure. In 1906, a dispute over a church merger that led all the way to the Texas Supreme Court forced the Cumberland members to move and turn their building over to the Presbyterian USA Church. Eight years later, through elder R.M. Castleman, the congregation was able to buy back its building. Around 1950, members built a new sanctuary at this location. The First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Austin celebrated its 150th year in 2003.
HM NumberHMH6M
Marker Number13106
Year Placed2004
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 1:13am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 622351 N 3357088
Decimal Degrees30.33946667, -97.72711667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 20.368', W 97° 43.627'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 20' 22.08" N, 97° 43' 37.62" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6801-6849 Woodrow Ave, Austin TX 78757, US
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