Texas Historic Churches

  • San Elizario Presidio Chapel

    Founded 1777 to serve Spanish military garrison and government. Still in daily use, chapel stands as built 200

  • Chappell Hill United Methodist Church

    Chappell Hill United Methodist Church

    The historic Chappell Hill United Methodist Church is located adjacent to the Museum. This charming building was erected in 1901 to replace the original structure built in 1853

  • Providence Baptist

    Providence Baptist

    The original Providence Baptist Church was built approximately two and a half miles northwest of Chappell Hill. This building was destroyed by a violent storm in 1866

  • Episcopal Church of the Epiphany

    Episcopal Church of the Epiphany

    The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany was built in 1869

  • All Saints Episcopal Church

    Episcopal worship services were held in Cameron as early as 1860, though All Saints Episcopal Church was not organized as a mission until 1901

  • First United Methodist Church of Cameron

    This congregation began as part of the early Methodist missionary effort in Texas. A camp meeting was held in Milam County in 1841, four years after the first Methodist preachers came to Texas. By 184

  • S. S. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church

    Through the efforts of fellow immigrant Joseph Russek, many Czech families came to this area of Milam County in the 1880

  • St. Monica's Catholic Church

    Founded in 1883, the congregation of St. Monica's Catholic Church erected this structure in 1927-28

  • Sts Peter & Paul Catholic Church

    Sts Peter & Paul Catholic Church

    Built in 1928 for a mere $10,000, Sts. Peter &

  • Presbyterian Building

    Former Presbyterian church was built in 1911 and is marked by a state historical marker. It was designed after St. Peter's Cathedral in Rome; all windows are European stained glass. It'

  • Old North Church

    Believed to be oldest union church in Texas; several denominations worshiped here. First was Baptist service held under a tree on the site in 1835. Present "new" church built in 1852

  • San Agustín Cathedral

    Originally built in 1767; present structure, third on site, dates from 1872. Was elevated to the rank of Cathedral on Aug. 9, 2001. Part of the Webb County Heritage Trolley Tour. On San Agust'

  • La Lomita Chapel

    Hidden away in Texas mesquite, La Lomita (Little Hill) Chapel was first built in 1865

  • San Fernando Cathedral

    Construction began on the cathedral shortly after Canary Island colonists, granted land and title by Spain's King Phillip V, settled here in 1731. Completed in 1750