Union Lee Baptist Church

Union Lee Baptist Church (HMHQ7)

Location: Manor, TX 78653 Travis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 15.36', W 97° 28.884'

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According to oral tradition, this congregation began meeting together for outdoor worship services in 1874. In 1884, Leonard Eck donated land, the B.J. Lee family gave a building, and the church was formally organized with the Rev. Anthony Winn as pastor. In 1916, after several decades of growth, the congregation moved to this property, donated by M.M. and Josephine Mitchell and G.A. Mitchell. In 1928-1929, a Rosenwald school was built on the northwest corner of the church's acreage to serve students in this rural part of Travis County. Throughout its history, Union Lee Missionary Baptist Church has carried out ministries of education and community assistance and remains an important part of the area's cultural heritage.
HM NumberHMHQ7
Series This marker is part of the Rosenwald Schools series
Marker Number12587
Year Placed2001
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 7:11am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 646096 N 3348128
Decimal Degrees30.25600000, -97.48140000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 15.36', W 97° 28.884'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 15' 21.60" N, 97° 28' 53.04" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21036 Blake Manor Rd, Manor TX 78653, US
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