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Near Wakefield in Clay County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

St. John's Episcopal Church

The Little Church on the Prairie

 
 
St. John's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
1. St. John's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.

This was the original site
of the
St. Johns
Episcopal Church
Founded in 1874

Founding members are listed on
the stone cross in the cemetery

 
Location. 39° 13.154′ N, 97° 4.435′ W. Marker is near Wakefield, Kansas, in Clay County. Marker is on 839th Road south of 7th Road (Kansas Route 82), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is adjacent to St. John's Episcopal Cemetery, about three miles west of Wakefield. Marker is in this post office area: Wakefield KS 67487, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Founders of St. John's Parish in 1874 (within shouting distance of this marker); Better Homes & Gardens' Highest Community Honor (approx. 11.1 miles away); Clay Center Municipal Band Shell (approx. 11.1 miles away); M60 Tank (approx. 11.1 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 11.2 miles away); Clay County Veterans Memorial (approx. 11.2 miles away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  St. John & George Episcopal Church Info. (Submitted on February 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
St. John's Episcopal Church Marker and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
2. St. John's Episcopal Church Marker and Cemetery
St. John's Episcopal Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
3. St. John's Episcopal Cemetery
St. John's Episcopal Church Glebe image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
4. St. John's Episcopal Church Glebe
15 acres immediately east of the cemetery. The only remaining glebe west of the Mississippi River
Sts. John and George Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2015
5. Sts. John and George Episcopal Church
At 5th & Birch Streets in Wakefield
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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