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Near Valders in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of Gjerpen Evangelical Lutheran Church

 
 
Site of Gjerpen Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 16, 2008
1. Site of Gjerpen Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker
Inscription.  
Site
Gjerpen Evangelical
Lutheran Church
Founded 1850

Pastors
H. A. Stub 1850 - 1852
J. A. Otteson 1852 - 1860
L. M. Biorn 1862 - 1872
A. O. Alfsen 1872 - 1917
A. O. White 1917 - 1930
E. A. Fretheim 1931 - 1940
Martin Trygstad 1940 - 1945
Norman Berntson 1946 - 1952
Alvin Holland 1952 - 1957
Jerry Moe 1957 - 1959
Robert Onkka 1960 -     

First Church Erected 1856
Second Church Erected 1876

Merged with Valders Evangelical Lutheran Church and Our Savior's Evangelical Lutheran Church to form Faith Lutheran Church, January 1, 1961.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is January 1, 1863.
 
Location. 44° 4.709′ N, 87° 49.267′ W. Marker is near Valders, Wisconsin, in Manitowoc County. Marker is on County Highway S, 0.1 miles north of U.S. 151, on the right when traveling north. Marker is by Madsen, in Gjerpen Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 363C County Highway S, Valders WI 54245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured
Site of Gjerpen Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 16, 2008
2. Site of Gjerpen Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker
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as the crow flies. Thorstein Veblen (approx. 3.1 miles away); Winnebago Trail (approx. 4½ miles away); The Wampum or Mexico (approx. 6 miles away); Old Military Road (approx. 6.2 miles away); First Court House and Jail (approx. 6.2 miles away); County Hospital Cemetery (approx. 6.4 miles away); Potter's Field Cemetery (approx. 6.4 miles away); George Washington School (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
Site of Gjerpen Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 16, 2008
3. Site of Gjerpen Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,086 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 1, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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May. 23, 2022