Colorado County Historical Markers

Columbus Church of Christ

Marker location: 815 Milam, Columbus

Marker erected: 1973


Built as St. John's Church, by pioneer local Episcopal parish, organized in 1850s. After holding services in courthouse and other structures for years, the parish erected this building, which was consecrated on April 3, 1879. Columbus Church of Christ has been active since 1887, holding services in courthouse or other sites for years, purchasing this property Aug. 1943. This building has been in continuous use for worship since March 6, 1874 Recorded Texas Historic Landmark -1973

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