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First Presbyterian Church

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Hutchison and Mary, San Marcos, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 52' 59.79947999988", -97° 56' 46.14149000004"
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     In 1848, Presbyterian settlers met in log courthouse to hear sermons by the rev. Nathaniel P. Charlot, teacher of area's first Sunday School. In 1853, circuit rider Humphrey W. Rogers and Mr. Charlot organized this church. The Rev. J. H. Zivley (1824-1905), also a circuit rider, from Austin, became first regular pastor in 1854. Original church building, at Austin (now LBJ) and Colorado, was erected 1872. Second, at present site, was occupied on Sept. 16, 1897. Present structure, built in 1952, was dedicated on the 100th anniversary, in October 1953.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

First Presbyterian Church Historical Marker Location Map, San Marcos, Texas