Near Amherst Junction in Portage County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
South New Hope Lutheran Church
· One year after chartering the new church, founding members completed the construction of their house of worship at a cost of about $1,375.
· The altar picture was painted by Ingeborg Boe (1858-1905), a self-trained artist whose works adorned the altars of many Wisconsin churches. Ingeborg was a founding member of South New Hope, and she is buried in this cemetery.
· The bell was cast in 1899 by E. W. Vanduzen Co., Cincinnati, Ohio.
· The last official service was held in 1967.
A second cemetery located on this site predates the church, with burials confirmed back to the 1850s. The few remaining headstones in this cemetery
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 44° 30.854′ N, 89° 15.857′ W. Marker is near Amherst Junction, Wisconsin, in Portage County. Marker is on County Road T south of Trout Creek Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1410 County Road T, Amherst Junction WI 54407, 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. Iola Winter Sports Club (approx. 3.2 miles away); A Line in Time (approx. 3.9 miles away); Amherst Fire District (approx. 4˝ miles away); Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer (approx. 6.1 miles away); School House Ski Hill (approx. 6.4 miles away); Iola’s Firefighting Heritage (approx. 6.4 miles away); The “Spud Alley” Era (approx. 6˝ miles away); Iola Mills (approx. 6.6 miles away).
Also see . . . South New Hope Church. (Submitted on September 20, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2020, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 20, 2020, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.