600 Crawford at Texas
Houston , 77002
Notes: See Marker Ref # 00100; two markers at this location, only one marker shown in the THC Atlas; both are 1969 "Annunciation Church" markers, only Medallion & Plate marker listed in THC Atlas
Directions: Annunciation Church is across Texas Avenue at the southwest corner of Minute Maid Field (baseball stadium). There are two markers at this location. This marker is located on the exterior wall, to the left (facing) the left most building entrance.
Key Time Period: 1866 - 1876 Reconstruction
Marker Text: In style of great European churches. The work of the very Rev. Joseph Querat, a canon of Cathedral of Lyons, France, and missionary to Texas 1852-1878. Begun 1867 when Father Querat (with aid of parishioners) bought old Harris County Courthouse to get bricks for foundation; completed 1874. Sacristy and steeple were added 1881-1884 by plans of Nicholas J. Clayton (1849-1916), a leading Texas architect of the late 19th century.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1969
Marker Type: RTHL Marker
Historical Org: Texas Historical Commission (THC)
Key Map Information: 493 R
GPS Coordinates: 29 45.406, 95 21.442
Precinct No: 1
Marker No: 10596