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Near New Strasburg in Fairfield County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pioneer Lutherans

 
 
Pioneer Lutherans Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2008
1. Pioneer Lutherans Marker
Inscription. The Israel Evangelical Lutheran Church was organized August 23, 1812. According to available records, in 1813 the first meeting in Ohio of the “Special Conferences” called by the Lutheran Ministerium of Pennsylvania was held at the church. Pioneer Lutheran pastors, the Reverends Heineke, Henkle, Huet, and Jacob Leist, met to further organize the Christian Witness on the Ohio frontier.
 
Erected 1987 by Israel Church and the Ohio Synod - L.C.A. and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-23.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 39° 38.804′ N, 82° 47.42′ W. Marker is near New Strasburg, Ohio, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Cincinnati-Zanesville Road (U.S. 22) and Sixteenth Road, on the right when traveling east on Cincinnati-Zanesville Road. Click for map. Marker is at the Israel Evangelical Lutheran Church, across from Dutch Hollow Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Amanda OH 43102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amanda Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away); Major General William Sooy Smith
Israel Lutheran Church and Pioneer Lutherans Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 23, 2008
2. Israel Lutheran Church and Pioneer Lutherans Marker
(approx. 6.3 miles away); Zane's Trace (approx. 6.3 miles away); Treaty of Camp Charlotte (approx. 8 miles away); Camp Charlotte (approx. 8 miles away); Pickaway County Civil War Memorial (approx. 8.2 miles away); High Street Cemetery War Memorial (approx. 8.5 miles away); Blackburn / Wesner Bridge (approx. 8.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 594 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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