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First Methodist Church

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Brenham, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 10' 2.00064", -96° 23' 50.670132"
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    Brenham's first church; was established year Brenham founded, 1844. Early member R. B. Wells wrote and published Christian Advocate, church magazine of Texas Methodists here in 1846. By 1868 church had reached such stature that the Texas Methodist Conference met here. Group built Giddings Memorial Church in 1879 to honor J. D. Giddings, early settler who organized church. In 1939 merged with Fourth Street Methodist Church, German Methodist group which began in 1872 as New Mission Field. German group established Blinn College in 1883.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

First Methodist Church Historical Marker Location Map, Brenham, Texas