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Date: Mar 30, 2024
First Methodist Church of Palestine:
March 30th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
This church began with Methodist classes organized by John Wilson in 1840 and held in this area at the home of John Box. In 1884 Palestine's Methodists erected a new sanctuary at the corner of Avenue A and N. Mallard Street and named it "Centenary." The current building was built in 1910, and the structure was then remodeled in 1952. In 1986 the adjoining "Carroll Building" was erected.

First Christian Church:
March 30th 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The First Christian Church in Palestine is one of the oldest congregations in the area. In 1905 the brick building was constructed. The chapel in the educational building is the pride of the entire membership with its beautiful memorial windows.
113 E Crawford St. 422 S. Magnolia St.

First Presbyterian Church
March 30th 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Organized in 1849, the Gothic Revival church building is the oldest church in Palestine. On March 7, 1887, the church bought a lot on Avenue A, and the cornerstone for the sanctuary was laid on July 12, 1888. The bricks were made from clay excavated from a pit that later became Spring Park Lake. The sanctuary is of Gothic design and contains leaded stained glass and Tiffany memorial windows. The ceiling was hand painted by an itinerant German craftsman, and has not been retouched since it was originally painted. The silver spire was added in 1890.The church was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998. 410 Avenue A St.


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