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South Wayne in Lafayette County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

East Wiota Lutheran Church

 
 
East Wiota Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, May 1, 2012
1. East Wiota Lutheran Church Marker
Inscription. Norwegian immigrants formed this congregation in 1844 and began constructing their church in 1847. This is the oldest Norwegian Lutheran church still in use in America.
 
Erected 1968 by Wisconsin Council for Local History. (Marker Number 57.)
 
Location. 42° 38.746′ N, 89° 54.545′ W. Marker is in South Wayne, Wisconsin, in Lafayette County. Marker can be reached from Wisconsin Route 78 one mile south of County Route N. Click for map. Marker is located on the front of the church, up the hill from the highway. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10311 State Road 78, South Wayne WI 53587, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of the Pecatonica (approx. 1.7 miles away); Battle of Pecatonica (approx. 2 miles away); Fort Hamilton (approx. 2.3 miles away); Partridge Hall Star Theatre (approx. 4.3 miles away); Argyle (approx. 4.3 miles away); Earliest Settlers (approx. 11.3 miles away but has been reported missing); Zarahemla (approx. 11.7 miles away); Zenas Gurley (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is Wisconsin Registered Landmark No. 57.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
East Wiota Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, May 1, 2012
2. East Wiota Lutheran Church
marker is located to the right of the front door
East Wiota Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, May 1, 2012
3. East Wiota Lutheran Church
East Wiota Lutheran Church Gate image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, May 1, 2012
4. East Wiota Lutheran Church Gate
East Wiota Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, May 1, 2012
5. East Wiota Lutheran Church
Founder Stone
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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