Brimfield in Peoria County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Zion Protestant Episcopal Church
This church was erected in 1845 by Bishop Philander Chase who founded Kenyon and Jubilee colleges 'He raised these hallowed walls; the prairies smiled and paradise was opened in these wilds!'
Restoration work in 1945 was made possible by the efforts of Godfrey C. Luthy and Murray M. Baker and many other friends of Zion from New York to Oregon.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
Location. 40° 50.257′ N, 89° 52.962′ W. Marker is in Brimfield, Illinois, in Peoria County. Marker is on East Van Buren Street just east of South Madison Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 E Van Buren St, Brimfield IL 61517, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Zion Protestant Episcopal Church (a few steps from this marker); Jubilee College State Historic Site (approx. 5˝ miles away); Jubilee College (approx. 6.9 miles away); Princeville Revolutionary War Veterans (approx. 9.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 26, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.