St. Mark's Episcopal Church (San Antonio, Texas)

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St Mark's Episcopal Church, San Antonio
Saint Mark's Episcopal Church, San Antonio, Texas.jpg
Location315 East Pecan Street, San Antonio, Texas
CountryUnited States
Functional statusParish Church
Architect(s)Richard Upjohn
DioceseEpiscopal Diocese of West Texas
ProvinceProvince VII
RectorThe Revd Beth Knowlton
Assistant priest(s)
The Rev. Matthew W. Wise
Organist(s)Jon Johnson
Organ scholarSamuel Gaskin
Churchwarden(s)Cathy Dawson and Craig Stokes
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
NRHP reference #98000103 [1]
RTHL #4463
Significant dates
Added to NRHPFebruary 12, 1998
Designated RTHL1962

St. Mark's Episcopal Church is a historic church in San Antonio, Texas, United States. It is an Episcopal church in the Diocese of West Texas.


St. Mark's was founded as a parish in 1858.[2] The church is located at 315 East Pecan Street in Travis Park, in the heart of the River Walk District and is only four blocks from the Alamo. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 12, 1998.

Lady Bird Johnson and Lyndon B. Johnson were married at St. Mark's by Rev. Arthur R. McKinstry on November 17, 1934.[3]

The rector is the Reverend Beth Knowlton (called to be rector on May 20, 2014).[4]


  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
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  3. ^ "A. R. McKinstry, 97 - Ex-Episcopal Bishop". 1991-12-29. Retrieved 2017-08-07.
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Coordinates: 29°25′42″N 98°29′23″W / 29.428432°N 98.489623°W / 29.428432; -98.489623