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

Memorial Church

The Centennial Historical Museum

 
 
Memorial Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, October 5, 2017
1. Memorial Church Marker
Inscription.  The first congregation of the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Wisconsin worshipped God here.

The Centennial Historical Museum

Nearby, built in 1858, replaced the first log church erected in 1844. Dedicated in honor of John Lutz, Missionary, who came here in 1840, it served the congregation until 1929 when Memorial Church was built.
 
Erected by Wisconsin Conference United Methodist Church Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 42° 58.884′ N, 87° 58.696′ W. Marker is in Greenfield, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Morgan Avenue and S. 51st Street, on the right when traveling west on W. Morgan Avenue. Marker is located in the parking lot of the Memorial United Methodist Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Meadowmere (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Land Survey of 1836 / Greenfield’s 1836 Greenery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Bodamer Log Cabin
Memorial Church Marker - Other Side image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, October 5, 2017
2. Memorial Church Marker - Other Side
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); Greenfield: The Last Town in Milwaukee County (approx. 1.7 miles away); Forest Home Soldiers' Lot (approx. 1.9 miles away); Byron Kilbourn (approx. 2 miles away); Edward George Ryan (approx. 2 miles away); In memory of Franklin Van Valkenburgh (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenfield.
 
Memorial Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, October 5, 2017
3. Memorial Church Marker
Memorial Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, October 5, 2017
4. Memorial Church Marker
1858 Memorial Church image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, October 5, 2017
5. 1858 Memorial Church
Memorial Church image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, October 5, 2017
6. Memorial Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2017, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 15, 2017, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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