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St. Johnís Evangelical Protestant Church

 
 
St. Johnís Evangelical Protestant Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
1. St. Johnís Evangelical Protestant Church Marker
Inscription.  The first church at the town site of Cullman. Founded May 1, 1874, at the beginning of the second year of settlement.

An ethnic German church formed by immigrant families. Services held exclusively in the German language until 1932. In 1937, the Evangelical German churches merged with the Reformed churches and the national Evangelical and Reformed denomination was established. St. Johnís became a part of the United Church of Christ in 1957.
 
Erected 1995 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 1, 1985.
 
Location. 34° 10.4′ N, 86° 50.333′ W. Marker is in Cullman, Alabama, in Cullman County. Marker is on 2nd Avenue Southeast north of 6th Street Southeast, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 512 2nd Avenue Southeast, Cullman AL 35055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
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marker. Sand Mountain Plateau (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Weiss Cottage (about 700 feet away); ďDie Deutsche Kolonie Von Nord AlabamaĒ (approx. ľ mile away); Betz Addition Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Evangelical Protestant Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ernest E. Greene Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johann Gottfried Cullmann (approx. half a mile away); Cullman, Alabama (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cullman.
 
St. Johnís Evangelical Protestant Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
2. St. Johnís Evangelical Protestant Church Marker
St. Johnís Evangelical Protestant Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
3. St. Johnís Evangelical Protestant Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,316 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Nov. 28, 2023