Historical Religious Architecture

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For exact locations of the churches, you can copy the coordinates as they appear in the details about each church and paste them into the search bar in google maps or google earth.

New churches are posted regularly. Last new post was on 5/28/2021.


Jackson Ranch Chapel
Pharr, Texas

Capote Baptist Church
near Seguin, Texas

Sacred Heart Mission
Shafter, Texas

La Lomita Chapel
Mission, Texas

Catholic Church of the
Immaculate Conception
of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Panna Maria, Texas

Temple Freda
Bryan, Texas

Chapel at Presidio La Bahía
Goliad, Texas

Santa Teresa de Jesús Catholic Church
Presidio, Texas

Sweet Home
Missionary Baptist Church
Austin, Texas

Saint Dominic’s
Catholic Church
Old D’Hanis, Texas

Click on the panel above for information about the Painted Churches

Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church
Dubina, Texas

Nuestra Señora de la Paz
Candelaria, Texas

Saint John the Baptist
Catholic Church
Ammannsville, Texas

Haynie Chapel
United Methodist Church
Austin (Garfield), Texas

Saint Paul’s
Episcopal Church
Marfa, Texas

Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus
Sierra Blanca, Texas

Misíon San José/Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church
Redford (El Polvo), Texas

Misíon Santa María y San José/ Saints Mary and Joseph Episcopal Mission
Lajitas, Texas

Calera Chapel
Toyahvale (Calera), Texas

Sacred Heart Mission
Ruidosa, Texas

Zion Hill First Baptist Church
Nacogdoches, Texas

Christ the King Mission
Brogado (Balmorhea), Texas

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Dessau, Dessau, Texas

New Mexico

Our Lady of Sorrows
Willard, New Mexico

San José de Gracia
Las Trampas, New Mexico

Misión de San Jose/
graves of
Juan and Virginia Chacón
Faywood, New Mexico

San Isidro Catholic Church
Sapello, New Mexico

Immaculate Conception Mission
Casa Colorada, New Mexico

Sangre de Cristo
Catholic Church
Los Lunas, New Mexico

San Juan Bautista Parish/Mission
Lincoln, New Mexico

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