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Salado Methodist Church

Building erected 1890 for a congregation organized 1854 at site on Salado Creek. Circuit riders serving congregation included the Rev. J.E. Ferguson, father of a Texas governor. Building committee for this church: J.L. Bailey, W.H. Cawthon, J.M. Porter. Charlie Bailey and Wallie Harkey drove wagons to haul the lumber from Austin, about 50 miles to the south. Original members' families still worship here. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1969

Salado, Texas

Bell County

Year Erected: 1969

Marker Type: Medallion & Plate

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