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Near Celina in Mercer County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Beaver Chapel Church

Swamp College

 

—Busy Little Corner, in the Middle of Nowhere —

 
Beaver Chapel Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 8, 2015
1. Beaver Chapel Church Marker
close up, showing text
Inscription. This bell was used by Beaver Chapel Church from 1908 - 1985 placed here September 2012 in honor of our 125 year anniversary
 
Erected 2012.
 
Location. 40° 32.291′ N, 84° 39.434′ W. Marker is near Celina, Ohio, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Karch Road and Swamp Road (County Route 130a), on the right when traveling south on Karch Road. Click for map. marker is at NW corner of Karch Rd and Swamp Rd, one mile south of St Rt 29. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6505 Karch Rd, Celina OH 45822, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swamp College Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grand Lake St. Marys Spillway (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Riley Home (approx. 4.6 miles away); Fort Recovery Civil War Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.6 miles away); Fort Adams (approx. 10.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Fort Recovery Monument (approx. 10.7 miles away); Dr. Victor Grasson (approx. 10.7 miles away); St. Clair's Defeat / Fort Recovery (approx. 10.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Celina.
 
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Beaver Chapel Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 8, 2015
2. Beaver Chapel Church Marker
full view of base of marker
Beaver Chapel Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 8, 2015
3. Beaver Chapel Church Marker
full view of bell
Beaver Chapel Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 8, 2015
4. Beaver Chapel Church Marker
marker can be seen at a distance. This is the front lawn of the house across the road from the Church. I can only assume that this is the Parsonage.
Beaver Chapel Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 8, 2015
5. Beaver Chapel Church Marker
the Church building
Beaver Chapel Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 8, 2015
6. Beaver Chapel Church Marker
Swamp College Cemetery; the two names; Beaver Chapel, and Swamp College, are used interchangeably. Beaver Creek flows nearby, where Anthony Wayne's army had to build a bridge through the swamp in 1794.
Beaver Chapel Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 8, 2015
7. Beaver Chapel Church Marker
detail of lettering above Church door.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 175 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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