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Near Holtville in Imperial County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Imperial Valley Church of the Brethren Site - Dunkard Church

 
 
Imperial Valley Church of the Brethren Site - Dunkard Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 15, 2012
1. Imperial Valley Church of the Brethren Site - Dunkard Church Marker
Inscription.  The church was organized January 14, 1911. The building was constructed the same year on one-half acre of land given by W.J. Seat, located one-quarter mile south of this site. The founders saw Imperial Valley as a land of opportunity for their church and families. Among them were the W.A. Van Horn, L.M. Van Horn and W.F. Gillett families, the first settlers in the valley, 1900. The church was abandoned on 1916 or 1917.
 
Erected 1985 by John A. Ryerson, Herbert Hughes, E. Clampus Vitas Squibob Ch., Imperial Valley Parlor Native Daughters of the Golden West, De Anza Parlor Native Sons of the Golden West, Imperial Valley Pioneers Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series lists.
 
Location. 32° 46.223′ N, 115° 17.149′ W. Marker is near Holtville, California, in Imperial County. Marker is at the intersection of Vanderlinden Road and
Imperial Valley Church of the Brethren Site - Dunkard Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 15, 2012
2. Imperial Valley Church of the Brethren Site - Dunkard Church Marker
Interstate 8, on the right when traveling south on Vanderlinden Road. Marker is south of exit 131. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Holtville CA 92250, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Holtville (approx. 6.2 miles away); City of Holtville (approx. 6.2 miles away); Harold Bell Wright (approx. 8.2 miles away); Site of Rancho El Tecolote (approx. 8.2 miles away); Imperial Valley Swiss Club (approx. 8˝ miles away); McConnell Ranch (approx. 12.1 miles away).
 
Imperial Valley Church of the Brethren Site - Dunkard Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 15, 2012
3. Imperial Valley Church of the Brethren Site - Dunkard Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 20, 2012. This page has been viewed 521 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on July 23, 2020, by James King of San Miguel, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 20, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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