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Germantown in Washington County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

St. John Evangelical Church

 
 
St. John Evangelical Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, June 3, 2010
1. St. John Evangelical Church Marker
South side of double sided marker
Inscription.  Founded on 1843 by German settlers from Hessen-Darmstadt and the Bavarian Palatinate, joined later by emigrants from Pomerania and Wurttemberg. Designed by architects Myrath and Koch for $30. 3 acre site purchased from Adam and Maria Stein for $150. Built in 1869 by member Peter Bronn from limestone quarried and cut on nearby lands of members Valentine Schaetzel, Henry Leonhardt and Conrad Dexheimer.
 
Erected 1982 by Washington County Landmark Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
 
Location. 43° 12.385′ N, 88° 5.138′ W. Marker is in Germantown, Wisconsin, in Washington County. Marker is on Donges Bay Road, ¼ mile west of Fond du Lac Avenue (Wisconsin Highway 145), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: N104 W14181 Donges Bay Rd, Germantown WI 53022, 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. Jacob Schunk Farmhouse (approx. ¾ mile away); Milwaukee Road Depot
St. John Evangelical Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, June 3, 2010
2. St. John Evangelical Church Marker
North side of double sided marker
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Barn (approx. 1.4 miles away); Miller-Davidson House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Umhoefer House (approx. 1.4 miles away); School House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Koch House (approx. 1½ miles away); Brogan Cabin (approx. 1½ miles away).
 
St. John Evangelical Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, June 3, 2010
3. St. John Evangelical Church Marker
Marker with church in background behind trees
St. John Evangelical Church image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, June 3, 2010
4. St. John Evangelical Church
St. John Evangelical Church image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, June 3, 2010
5. St. John Evangelical Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,400 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 3, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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