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Near Wallace in Parke County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

First Church Built in Parke County 1828

Wolf Creek Church and Cemetery

 
 
Wolf Creek Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 6, 2008
1. Wolf Creek Church Marker
This Marker - Church -and- Cemetery is South of Wallace, Indiana::: Just over the border line in Parke County Indiana.
Inscription. Primitive Baptist Faith Served Wolf Creek Community till 1917 when the present Church was dedicated
 
Erected 1960.
 
Location. 39° 57.094′ N, 87° 9.261′ W. Marker is near Wallace, Indiana, in Parke County. Marker can be reached from County Line Road near County Road 317. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wallace IN 47988, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Phanuel Lutheran Church - - Jackson Township (approx. 2 miles away); Dorothy Madden Hobson Luther (approx. 5.1 miles away); Turkey Run (approx. 5.4 miles away); Kingman Indiana (approx. 6.7 miles away); Portland Mills Covered Bridge (approx. 7.2 miles away); Oldest Surviving Veteran of American Revolution (approx. 7.4 miles away); Millcreek Township (approx. 7.9 miles away); Boyhood home of J. G. "Uncle Joe" Cannon. (approx. 8.7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Directions to the marker from Wallace: follow State Road 341 to State Road 234. At intersection go straight ahead on County Road 600 East (Myers Road). At the Parke County line, Myers Road becomes County Road 317. Turn right (East) at County Line Road (which is also
Marker from Rear in a Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 6, 2008
2. Marker from Rear in a Wide View
Wolf Creek Cemetery to the North of the Wolf Creek Church Marker.
called Lime Pit Road). Note that while the marker is in Parke County, the area is serviced by the postal service in Wallace, Fountain County, Indiana.
 
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First Church Built in Parke County 1828 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phil Millspaugh, October 6, 2013
3. First Church Built in Parke County 1828 Marker
First Church Built in Parke County 1828 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phil Millspaugh, October 6, 2013
4. First Church Built in Parke County 1828 Marker
First Church Built in Parke County 1828 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phil Millspaugh, October 6, 2013
5. First Church Built in Parke County 1828 Marker
First Church Built in Parke County 1828 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phil Millspaugh, October 6, 2013
6. First Church Built in Parke County 1828 Marker
First Church Built in Parke County 1828 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phil Millspaugh, October 6, 2013
7. First Church Built in Parke County 1828 Marker
First Church Built in Parke County 1828 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phil Millspaugh, October 6, 2013
8. First Church Built in Parke County 1828 Marker
First Church Built in Parke County 1828 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phil Millspaugh, October 6, 2013
9. First Church Built in Parke County 1828 Marker
First Church Built in Parke County 1828 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phil Millspaugh, October 6, 2013
10. First Church Built in Parke County 1828 Marker
Wolf Creek Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 6, 2008
11. Wolf Creek Church Marker
Entire structure looks like some type of stone or possibly concrete casting. (The STYLE of this Marker is very close to one in Decatur, Illinois - - which notes the First Court House in which Abraham Lincoln served.)
Current - - Wolf Creek Church image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 6, 2008
12. Current - - Wolf Creek Church
This frame structured Church replaced the original Church and is at the North/West Edge of Wolf Creek Cemetery.
Decatur, Illinois - "Lincoln Marker" image. Click for full size.
Courtsey - Decatur Public Library
13. Decatur, Illinois - "Lincoln Marker"
The close style between these two markers is quite striking. Physically they so far apart (about 120 miles) yet so close in style.
Wolf Creek Marker Wins - - It Existed First.... image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 4, 2008
14. Wolf Creek Marker Wins - - It Existed First....
Click on photo above and you will see that the Lincoln Marker was erected June 5, 1973, whereas the Wolf Creek Marker has a date of 1960. Could the Wolf Creek version have been the inspiration for the one in Decatur?
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,659 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 7, 2013, by Phil Millspaugh of Terre Haute, Indiana.   7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on October 8, 2013, by Phil Millspaugh of Terre Haute, Indiana.   11, 12. submitted on August 6, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   13. submitted on August 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   14. submitted on October 12, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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