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Woodstock in Champaign County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Universalist Church

Classic Architecture and Art in Rural Ohio

 
 
Universalist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
1. Universalist Church Marker
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Inscription. Rev. George Messenger and his congregation built the first Universalist Church on this site. It was dedicated during a state convention of Universalists in Woodstock in June 1844. In 1893, Rev. John A. Carpenter was instrumental in erecting a new building – the one before you. It was dedicated Easter Sunday, April 14, 1895. The churchís front window memorializes the men of the 66th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, recruited from Champaign County during the Civil War. Woodstock in Rush Township contributed more of itís sons to the Union cause per capita than any other community in the county.

Woodstock Community Church
The Ohio Historical Society
2011       31-11
 
Erected 2011 by Woodstock Community Church, The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 31- 11.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 40° 10.426′ N, 83° 31.718′ W. Marker is in Woodstock, Ohio, in Champaign County. Marker is at the intersection of Urbana- Woodstock Pike (County Route 2) and Burnwell Street, on the right when traveling west on Urbana- Woodstock Pike. Click for map. Marker is
Universalist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
2. Universalist Church Marker
full view of marker, looking south from Burnwell Street
at or near this postal address: 202 West Bennett Street, Woodstock OH 43084, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln Funeral Train (approx. 0.3 miles away); Woodstock Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Warren Sibley Cushman (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cushman Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); North Lewisburg, O. Service Flag (approx. 3.7 miles away); North Lewisburg Fire Bell (approx. 3.7 miles away); Spain Creek Covered Bridge (approx. 3.8 miles away); North Lewisburg, Ohio Veterans Memorial (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Woodstock.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Civil
 
Universalist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
3. Universalist Church Marker
full view of marker, looking north from Bennett Street
Universalist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
4. Universalist Church Marker
marker can be seen at a distance, with the east elevation of the Church
Universalist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
5. Universalist Church Marker
south front of Church, with large stained glass window, showing Civil War Battle Scene
Universalist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
6. Universalist Church Marker
close up of stained glass window
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
7. Universalist Church Marker
stonework on south wall
Universalist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 1, 2015
8. Universalist Church Marker
street sign
 
 
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