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Battle Creek in Calhoun County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

James and Ellen White

 
 
James and Ellen White Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Frankie, October 21, 2016
1. James and Ellen White Marker
Inscription.  James S. and Ellen G. White were among the founders of the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, which was organized in Battle Creek in 1863. Long participants in the Adventist movement, they cam to Battle Creek in 1855 when the Adventist press was moved there. James served as minister, author, editor, and General Conference president. Ellen, a prophetess, reportedly experienced over two thousand visions. Married in New England in 1846, both were involved in the founding of publishing, medical and educational institutions. After James's death in 1881, Ellen traveled to organize Adventist churches in Europe, Australia and the American South and West. She is widely known for her writings on health, education, family life and the Bible, and is one of the most translated American authors. She died in 1915.
 
Erected 1986 by Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number 1252.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & Religion
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Women. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
 
Location. 42° 18.496′ N, 85° 10.844′ W. Marker is in Battle Creek, Michigan, in Calhoun County. Marker can be reached from South Avenue just south of East Burnham Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 255 South Avenue, Battle Creek MI 49014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sojourner Truth Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); C. W. Post / C.W. Post Monument (approx. half a mile away); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Sojourner Truth Statue (approx. 0.6 miles away); Methodism in Battle Creek (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle Creek Centennial Celebration (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mary S. Coleman Court (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle Creek City Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Battle Creek.
 
Headstone of James & Ellen White image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Frankie, October 21, 2016
2. Headstone of James & Ellen White
Closeup of Ellen White Headstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Frankie, October 21, 2016
3. Closeup of Ellen White Headstone
Closeup of James White Headstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Frankie, October 21, 2016
4. Closeup of James White Headstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 23, 2020. This page has been viewed 1,300 times since then and 328 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 23, 2020.   3. submitted on January 29, 2020.   4. submitted on January 30, 2020. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
 
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