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Little Church of La Villita

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San Antonio, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 25' 15.6", -98° 29' 20.1984"
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    In 1846, the Rev. J.W. De Vilbiss bought a Methodist Church site (across street) in this block. He set up a bell, to denote worship site, but did not build when lot title proved defective. In 1879, German Methodist erected this Gothic Revival Church. A workman called Olaf A Norwegian Sailor, carved pegs and hinged the lancetshaped casement windows. Episcopal diocese of West Texas bought church in 1895; City of San Antonio acquired title in 1945. Reocrded Texas Historic Landmark--1962.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Little Church of La Villita Historical Marker Location Map, San Antonio, Texas