Historic Churches in the Downtown Area
First Christian Church at 612 Throckmorton St. Built in 1914, Is the oldest Church in Fort Worth. The Church was founded in 1855 and held services in the home of Dr. and Mrs. Carroll Peak.
Photos Of The First Christian Church were taken by Les Crocker on 5-22-14 at 10:22am.
Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church at 116 Elm St. Built 1912-14. Church was founded in 1870.
Photos of the Allen Chapel were taken by Les Crocker on 5-22-14 at 9:57am
Fourth Street Methodist Episcopal Church South Vestry. Built in 1887. Located at East Fourth and Jones Street.
Photos of the Fourth Street Methodist Church taken by Les Crocker on 5-22-14 at 9:45am
Morning Chapel Colored Methodist Episcopal Church at 903 E. Third Street Built in 1934-1936. Founded in 1868. In 1954, the name was changed to Morning Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.
Photos of the Morning Chapel Christian Church taken by Les Crocker on 5-22-14 at 9:33am
First Methodist Episcopal Church. Built 1929. Located at 800 W. Fifth Street.
Photos of the First Methodist Episcopal Church were taken by Les Crocker on 5-22-14 at 10:56am
Greater Saint James Baptist Church. Built in 1913-1918. Founded in 1895.
Photos of the Greater Saint James Baptist Church taken by Les Crocker on 5-22-14 at 9:37am.
St. Patrick Church. Built 1888-1892. The oldest continuously used Church building in Fort Worth. Located at 1206 Throckmorton Street.
Photos of St. Patrick Cathedral taken by Les Crocker on 5-22-14 at 10:39am.
Mount Gilead Baptist Church at 600 Grove Street. Built 1912-1913. The Church is Fort Worth’s oldest Baptist African American Congregation. Founded in 1875.
Photos of Mount Gilead Baptist Church taken by Les Crocker on 5-22-14 at 9:52am.
St. Andrews Episcopal Church at 901 Lamar St. Built 1909-1912,
Photos of Saint Andrews Church taken by Les Crocker on 5-22-14 at 10:32am.
Mexican Presbyterian Church Built 1908, Located at 960 W. Bluff Street. At one time this stone Arch way was the entrance to the Church Bld.
Photos of Mexican Presbyterian Church taken by Les Crocker on 5-22-14 at 9:28am.