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ST JOHN COLONY, TEXAS

Caldwell County, Central Texas S
FM 672
10 Miles NE of Lockhart
Population: 150 (2000)

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St. John Colony TX StJohnLandmark Baptist Church
The St. John Landmark Baptist Church along FM 672
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, April 2009
History on a Pinhead

St. John Colony started with a group of Black farming families who purchased land here in the early 1870s. Since their leader was the Reverend John Henry Winn, the town was first called Winnís Colony. After the building of St. John Missionary Baptist Church, the community was renamed. A school at St. John Colony was kept in operation through the mid 1960s.

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A Visit to St. John Colony
St. John Historical Marker
St. John Colony TX St. John Zion Union Baptist Church
The dilapidating St. John Zion Union Baptist Church on county road 167
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, April 2009
St. John Colony TX St. John Regular Baptist Church
The newer St. John Regular Baptist Church with the older 1956 building on the right. Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, April 2009
St John Colony TX St John Regular Baptist Church History on granite tablets
Weathered granite tablets in front of the St. John Regular Baptist Church relating the origin and the history of St. John Colony. Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, April 2009. More Texas Churches | Texas Towns
St. John Colony TX Historical Marker
Historical marker across from the cemetery on county road 167
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, April 2009
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St John Colony TX Cemetery
St. John Colony cemetery on county road 167.
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, April 2009
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