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Near Manor in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

New Sweden Evangelical Lutheran Church

 
 
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By Keith Peterson, July 29, 2007
1. New Sweden Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker
Inscription. Organized on February 23, 1876, by the Rev. J.O. Cavallin and Swedish immigrants, the New Sweden Lutheran congregation built its first sanctuary in 1879 two miles west of this site (where the New Sweden Lutheran Cemetery is located). The present church structure, which has become an important Travis County landmark, was built in 1922 on land donated by Johanna Petterson. Services were conducted in the Swedish language until 1923. The church continues to celebrate its rich heritage as it serves the community with an ongoing ministry.
 
Erected 1988 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 14838.)
 
Location. 30° 24.345′ N, 97° 29.189′ W. Marker is near Manor, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is on New Sweden Church Road east of Church Lane, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12809 New Sweden Church Rd, Manor TX 78653, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Manda (approx. 1.1 miles away); Kimbro (approx. 1.5 miles away); Site of Willow Ranch School (approx. 2 miles away); Carlson (approx.
New Sweden Evangelical Lutheran Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, July 29, 2007
2. New Sweden Evangelical Lutheran Church and Marker
2.6 miles away); St. John Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); James O. Rice (approx. 5.4 miles away); Lund (approx. 5.4 miles away); Bloor House (approx. 5.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Manor.
 
Also see . . .  New Sweden Evangelical Lutheran Church. (Submitted on January 3, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 733 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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