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Annunciation Church

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600 block of Crawford & Texas, Houston, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 45' 25.410636", -95° 21' 24.317604"
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     In style of great European churches. The work of the very Rev. Joseph Querat, a canon of Cathedral of Lyons, France, and missionary to Texas 1852-1878. Begun 1867 when Father Querat (with aid of parishioners) bought old Harris County Courthouse to get bricks for foundation; completed 1874. Sacristy and steeple were added 1881-1884 by plans of Nicholas J. Clayton (1849-1916), a leading Texas architect of the late 19th century. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1969

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Annunciation Church Historical Marker Location Map, Houston, Texas