Menu

Texas Forest Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Elkhart, Tx: PILGRIM CHURCH & CEMETERY - GINGERBREAD & COFFEE


March 24, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
A replica of the original Church built in 1839.

Learn about the Parker family story, from settling in Palestine to kidnapping by Native Americans. The original log church was built
in December 1839, with an adjoining old graveyard. The church is purported to be the oldest protestant church in Texas. The present church is the the fourth on the same site with continuous worship since 1834. Daniel Parker was the Pastor from 1833-1844, with the first congregation meeting in his home. Contact Jack Wright 903 764-5448 for more information or Palestine Visitor Center for map and info. West on State Hwy 294, Farm Rd 319 turn left, Farm Rd 861 turn left, 2.5 miles Elkhart, Texas 75839

Location

  • Pilgrim Church and Cemetery
  • Farm Rd 861
  • Elkhart, Tx, Texas
  • 75839

Contact

  • Contact:
    Jack Wright
  • Phone:
    903-764-5448

Fees

  • Free