Dime Box

Hurricane Carla forces the question in Old Dime Box

After the remnants of Hurricane Carla passed through Lee County on September 11th and 12th in 1961, the faithful at Trinity Lutheran Church of Old Dime Box discovered that the building that they’d purchased from the Evangelical and Reformed Church almost twenty years earlier was damaged beyond repair. However, many in the congregation had already …

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Dime Box Redux

This weekend Margie and I will be heading to Lee County again– I’m hoping to learn more about the two buildings that Trinity Lutheran of Old Dime Box purchased in the first half of the twentieth century, take some photos of the inside of the church, and visit the Dime Box Heritage Museum. Pr. Schey …

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Trinity Lutheran Church – Old Dime Box, Texas

One hundred and twenty years ago, as the nineteenth century drew to a close, Lutherans in and around Dime Box organized Trinity Lutheran Church. For forty-two years some time, the congregation met in a repurposed home followed by two different school buildings. In 1941 the congregation purchased a church building in Lincoln from the Texas …

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