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Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
1. Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized before 1771 as a union church by German settlers. Present building erected ca. 1820.
 
Erected 1971 by North Carolina State Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number O-63.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 35° 40.662′ N, 81° 14.603′ W. Marker is in Newton, North Carolina, in Catawba County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Conover-Startown Road and West 7th Street, on the right when traveling north on Old Conover-Startown Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newton NC 28658, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lutheran Church Tablet (a few steps from this marker); Charles H. Mebane (approx. 0.8 miles away); M.L. McCorkle (approx. 1˝ miles away); Catawba County Confederate Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); Civil War Raid Through Western North Carolina (approx. 1.6 miles away); Catawba County War Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away);
Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
2. Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church Marker
Old Court House Well (approx. 1.6 miles away); Rutherford's March Tribute (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newton.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Church History. (Submitted on September 26, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
3. Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Grave of Revolutionary War Veteran in Foreground.
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By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
4. Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church
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By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
5. Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Gravestone at Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
6. Gravestone at Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 25, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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