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The first services of the First Methodist Church were held in a small building built by Wm. Balch, who is credited with founding Alvarado in 1851.

The church was built in 1866, but burned 1885 and rebuilt. The original bell is still in the tower.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965

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The first services of the First Methodist Church were held in a small building built by Wm. Balch, who is credited with founding Alvarado in 1851.

The church was built in 1866, but burned 1885 and rebuilt. The original bell is still in the tower.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965

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