Swedish Central Methodist Church

Swedish Central Methodist Church (HMHO5)

Location: Austin, TX 78701 Travis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 16.571', W 97° 44.467'

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Organized in 1873 by the Rev. Carl Charnquist, the Swedish Methodist Church built a sanctuary at Red River and 15th street. Led by the Rev. O.E. Olander, the congregation moved to this site in 1898 and occupied buildings of disbanded Central Methodist Church. The fellowship added "Central" to its name and later dropped "Swedish". Church property, then across from the Capitol grounds at Colorado and 13th street, was sold in 1956 for expansion of state offices. Renamed Memorial Methodist Church, the historic congregation moved to northeast Austin
HM NumberHMHO5
Marker Number15330
Year Placed1975
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 1:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 621083 N 3350060
Decimal Degrees30.27618333, -97.74111667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 16.571', W 97° 44.467'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 16' 34.26" N, 97° 44' 28.02" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201 W 14th St, Austin TX 78701, US
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