St. Stephen's Missionary Baptist Church

St. Stephen's Missionary Baptist Church (HMHN6)

Location: Austin, TX 78727 Travis County
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N 30° 25.232', W 97° 43.039'

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Organized in 1887, this congregation first met in a small wooden building near this site. The Rev. Stephens Smith served as first pastor of the church, which served residents of the Waters Park, Round Rock, and Pflugerville communities. Land for a church and school was given by Mr. and Mrs. Anderson Peoples in 1887. St. Stephen's School, also known as Waters Park Colored School, provided education for black children in the area. A new sanctuary was built in 1978. This church continues to serve a large community with outreach programs.
HM NumberHMHN6
Marker Number14813
Year Placed1988
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 9:16pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 623191 N 3366083
Decimal Degrees30.42053333, -97.71731667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 25.232', W 97° 43.039'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 25' 13.92" N, 97° 43' 2.34" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12300 Amherst Dr, Austin TX 78727, US
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