Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Brenham in Washington County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Eben-Ezer Evangelical Lutheran Church

 
 
Eben-Ezer Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, June 12, 2020
1. Eben-Ezer Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker
Inscription.  Spiritual center of the Berlin community, which was settled by Germans in 1847. On a missionary visit, Dec. 24, 1854, The Rev. Johann Ebinger (1828-1908) of Harris County held earliest Lutheran service in Washington County. On July 1, 1855, he founded Eben-Ezer Church with William C. Bohne, F. H. Ehlert, F. F. Spreen and others as trustees. Ludwig C. Lehmann (1794-1855) donated 11-acre church site. Landowners gave post oak logs, renters gave labor for building first church, incorporating a parsonage. The early pastors taught school in that first church building.
 
Erected 1974 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 8330.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1855.
 
Location. 30° 10.022′ N, 96° 26.881′ W. Marker is near Brenham, Texas, in Washington County. Marker is on South Berlin Road, 0.3 miles south of U.S. 290, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 356 South Berlin Road, Brenham TX 77833, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
, measured as the crow flies. Louis Lehmann House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Hogan Funeral Home (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mt. Zion United Methodist Church (approx. 2˝ miles away); George Washington Petty (approx. 2˝ miles away); Mills Roberson “Burney” Parker (approx. 2˝ miles away); Moses Baine (approx. 2˝ miles away); Prairie Lea Cemetery (approx. 2˝ miles away); Blinn College (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brenham.
 
Eben-Ezer Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker Area image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, June 12, 2020
2. Eben-Ezer Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker Area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2020, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2020, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=151369

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
May. 28, 2024