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Near Sauk City in Sauk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Salem Church

 
 
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Photographed By Lugnuts, July 12, 2019
1. The Salem Church Marker
Inscription.  The Salem Evangelical Church, now commonly known as the Honey Creek United Methodist Church, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. This church and its site commemorate the settlers from Canton Graubuenden, Switzerland and their descendants, who established this congregation in 1844. This building was constructed in 1875. It is an outstanding example of 19th Century vernacular graphic design. Especially noteworthy is the pattern of its stone construction. Members of the congregation who built the church were masons Peter Kindschi, Peter Felix and Casper Steuber. March 1988
 
Erected 1988.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1988.
 
Location. 43° 17.978′ N, 89° 50.502′ W. Marker is near Sauk City, Wisconsin, in Sauk County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Church Road and Cty PF (County Highway PF). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plain WI 53577, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Baraboo Range (approx. 4.8 miles away); Natural Bridge State Park
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Photographed By Lugnuts, July 12, 2019
2. The Salem Church Marker
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(approx. 5.6 miles away); Culver's (approx. 6 miles away); Free Congregation of Sauk County (approx. 6.2 miles away); August W. Derleth (approx. 6.3 miles away); Sauk City (approx. 6.4 miles away); Mazomanie Sand Barrens (approx. 6.6 miles away); Wollersheim Winery (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sauk City.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located next to the front door of the church. It faces east. The church is located at the intersection of Cty PF and Church Road.
 
Also see . . .  NRHP nomination form for the Salem Church. (Submitted on July 24, 2019.)
 
The Salem Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lugnuts, July 12, 2019
3. The Salem Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2019, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 24, 2019, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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May. 24, 2022