Hawks Chapel Methodist Church

Description:

The Union Bower community was settled during the 1880s. It was located about north and east of the town site of Irving, which was founded in 1903. The Reverend W. E. Hawks of Dallas, who had been preaching in the Union Bower area since 1887, directed the building of a church in the community. In 1907, Hawks Chapel Methodist Church opened. In this photo, members of the congregation pose in front of the church.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County - Irving
Creation Date: c. 1907  
Partner(s):
Irving Archives
Collection(s):
O.D. and Estelle Bates Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 86
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1907
  • Digitized: May 31, 2005
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Irving
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
c. 1907  
Description:

The Union Bower community was settled during the 1880s. It was located about north and east of the town site of Irving, which was founded in 1903. The Reverend W. E. Hawks of Dallas, who had been preaching in the Union Bower area since 1887, directed the building of a church in the community. In 1907, Hawks Chapel Methodist Church opened. In this photo, members of the congregation pose in front of the church.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : sepia ; 3.5 x 5 in.

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Partner:
Irving Archives
Collection:
O.D. and Estelle Bates Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 7-75
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3234
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public