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Kenosha in Kenosha County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The First Church in Kenosha

 
 
The First Church in Kenosha Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, June 25, 2012
1. The First Church in Kenosha Marker
Inscription. Was built ten yards west of this site by the Society of Methodists in 1840
 
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 42° 34.939′ N, 87° 49.076′ W. Marker is in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in Kenosha County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Avenue and 59th Street, on the right when traveling north on 6th Avenue. Click for map. Marker is located on the northwest corner of the Dayton Hotel, now known as the Dayton Residential Care Facility. Marker is at or near this postal address: 521 59th St, Kenosha WI 53140, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Matthew’s Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Capt. David Leet and S Sgt. James Van Bendegom (about 600 feet away); Gilbert M. Simmons Memorial Library (about 700 feet away); First Congregational Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Reuben Deming (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of Orson Welles (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kenosha County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kenosha.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
The First Church in Kenosha Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, June 25, 2012
2. The First Church in Kenosha Marker
located on the northwest corner of the Dayton.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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