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Historical Marker: Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church2020-01-23T15:23:23-06:00

Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church

Historical Marker

2216 Sealy Avenue, Galveston, TX (Directions)

One of over 200 historical markers on the island, this marker is located at Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church. The marker was erected in 1965 by the Texas Historical Commission.

Trinity Protestant Episcopal Church Historical Marker

Inscribed

“Erected 1855-1857 for third episcopal mission in Republic of Texas. Established Feb. 6, 1841, by the Rev. Benjamin Eaton, rector from 1841 to 1871, who is buried beneath the sanctuary.”

“First service held Nov. 1, 1857. Here Rev. Alexander Gregg was elected first bishop of the diocese of Texas on May 6, 1859.”

“Trinity and her congregation have withstood the perils of epidemics, fire and flood.”


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