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German Baptist Church of the Brethren

 
 
German Baptist Church of the Brethren Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles T. Harrell, June 29, 2011
1. German Baptist Church of the Brethren Marker
Inscription. This building was constructed in 1898 by the German Baptist Church of the Brethren to serve as a house of worship. It was originally located on the southwest corner of ? Street and Avenue A in Kearney. This congregation used this building until 1964. From 1968 until 1974 the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints used the building for worship. From 1974 to 1978, the Kearney Baptist Temple used the building for worship. The building sat empty for ten years until the Salvation Army purchased the ground and donated it to the Trails and Rails Museum of Buffalo County Historical Society in 1989.
 
Erected 1989 by Buffalo County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 41.063′ N, 99° 5.547′ W. Marker is in Kearney, Nebraska, in Buffalo County. Marker is on W. 11th Street. Click for map. Located in the Trails and Rails Museum Complex. Marker is in this post office area: Kearney NE 68845, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Loup River Freighter Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Boyd House (within shouting distance of this marker); Baldwin Engine 481 (within shouting distance of this marker); Shelton Union Pacific Depot
German Baptist Church of the Brethren image. Click for full size.
By Charles T. Harrell, June 29, 2011
2. German Baptist Church of the Brethren
(within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Kearney (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kearney: From the Beginning (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of Bauer Drug (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Oregon Trail (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kearney.
 
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German Baptist Church of the Brethren image. Click for full size.
By Charles T. Harrell, June 29, 2011
3. German Baptist Church of the Brethren
 
 
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