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Historical Business Marker No. 13

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Historical Business Marker No. 13

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Historical Business Marker No. 13

  1. 1. PRESENTATION OF LOCAL HISTORIC MARKERS Historic Preservation Committee City of College Station November 14, 2019
  2. 2. Mission “Aid in the collection and preservation of history related to the City of College Station, and to promote the education of the citizens on the history of this city.” Historic Preservation Committee (HPC)
  3. 3. Purpose “Document the history of our area…so that it can be shared with future generations, students, and historians.” Local Historic Marker Program
  4. 4. Overvie w First marker awarded in 1991 Awarded to structures over 50 years old Awarded to businesses over 20 years old Markers awarded to date: 102 Residential 12 Business Local Historic Marker Program
  5. 5. Overvie w Application process Approved/awarded by the HPC Commemorative plaque Local Historic Marker Program
  6. 6. BUSINESS HISTORIC MARKER
  7. 7. Historic Marker #13 417 University Drive A&M United Methodist Church
  8. 8. Location
  9. 9. Year Established: 1919 Year Original Structure Built: 1923 Year Current Structure Completed: 1951 ($176,000) Historic Marker #13 A&M United Methodist Church 417 University Drive
  10. 10. Historical Significance: Located adjacent to the campus ofTexas A&M University 1919 – Church developed from A&M Methodist StudentGroup led by Dr. Edwin Kyle, Dean of Agriculture atTAMU, and Professor A. Mitchell Prominent Historical People: Dr. Edwin J. Kyle, Dean of Agriculture Harvey Mitchell Dr. and Mrs. Fred Brison Dr. and Mrs. Gibb Gilchrist, Chancellor ofTAMU General Earl Rudder and MargaretWilliamson Rudder, President of TAMU Historic Marker #13 A&M United Methodist Church 417 University Drive
  11. 11. Church Growth History: 1923 – Original sanctuary constructed 1946 – Educational building constructed ($138,000) 1951 – Current sanctuary built 1967 – Educational building dedicated as J. Gordon Gay Educational Building 1967 – Fellowship Hall constructed Historic Marker #13 A&M United Methodist Church 417 University Drive
  12. 12. Mission: Serving the students, faculty, and staff ofTAMU and the community of College Station Current Senior Pastor: Preston Greenwaldt Historic Marker #13 A&M United Methodist Church 417 University Drive
  13. 13. Historic Marker #13 417 University Drive A&M United Methodist Church

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