First United Methodist Church, Austin

First United Methodist Church, Austin

The First United Methodist Church was established in the late 19th century. The congregation outgrew its previous location and was relocated to Lavaca Street, near the State Capitol. The new church was erected in 1923 in the Roman style, matching the State Capitol and other nearby buildings.

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Sight Name: First United Methodist Church
Sight Location: Austin, USA
Sight Type: Religious
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