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Galveston County Church Tour
Tour to feature African-American churches?Daily News - Galveston County - TX,USA?Galveston Historical Foundation and its African American Heritage Committee have announced that the theme of the 11th annual tour will be Galveston's ...
Among the churches featured on the tour are:
• Reedy Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, an 1886 structure housing a congregation first established in 1848 for slaves;
• Holy Rosary Catholic Church, founded in 1889 and housed in a 1914 building;
• First Union Missionary Baptist Church, founded in 1870 and serving as the mother church of the Texas State Convention;
• Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, organized in 1876.
For more information, contact Beth Shriner at (409) 762-3933.
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