Skip to Content
Texas History, Genealogy, Old Photos, Postcards, Maps, and Information.

St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Doss, Texas

St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Doss, Texas

One of two churches in Doss.

Organized by German Lutherans in September 1896 under a brush arbor at nearby Lange's Mill, this church has been part of Gillespie County history for over 100 years. A frame church building erected in 1898 was replaced by this Gothic revival structure in 1912-1913. built by church members using native limestone, the building features a central projecting bell tower and pressed metal steeple with cross stone quoins, and arched Gothic windows. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988. - Historical Marker Text.   Marker erected 1993.  Location: from Harper take rr 783 approx. 14 miles to intersection of RR 783 and RR 648 in Doss.

Photo from an old postcard.