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Near Daleyville in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Hauge Log Church - 1852

 
 
Hauge Log Church - 1852 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, October 8, 2010
1. Hauge Log Church - 1852 Marker
Inscription.  Early Norse pioneers who realized a need for a house of worship built the first Norwegian Lutheran Church in western Dane County from logs in the winter of 1851-52. First services held May 27, 1852 by the Rev. A.C. Preus. Previous itinerant pastors included C. Clausen, E Eielson, J.W.C. Dietrichson. Resident pastors from 1854 were P.A. Rasmussen, J.N. Fjeld, P.J. Solberg, and Knudt Hageseth who conducted last services in 1887 when congregation moved into a new church.
 
Erected 1963 by Dane County Historical Society. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin, Dane County Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 42° 55.798′ N, 89° 49.188′ W. Marker is near Daleyville, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is on County Route Z half a mile west of Wisconsin Highway 78, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1321 County Road Z, Mount Horeb WI 53572, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
Hauge Log Church - 1852 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier
2. Hauge Log Church - 1852 Marker
are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. German Valley (approx. 3.8 miles away); Site of Blue Mounds Fort (approx. 5.3 miles away); Blue Mounds Fort (approx. 5.9 miles away); Brigham Park (approx. 6.7 miles away); a different marker also named Brigham Park (approx. 6.8 miles away); Army Cargo Plane Crash (approx. 7 miles away); Old Town (approx. 7.2 miles away); Robert M. La Follette: The Early Years (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Court battle over view from historic Norwegian church could cost small town more than $1 million. (Submitted on February 8, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
 
Hauge Log Church Graveyard and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, October 8, 2010
3. Hauge Log Church Graveyard and Marker
Hauge Log Church image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, October 8, 2010
4. Hauge Log Church
Hauge Log Church image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, October 8, 2010
5. Hauge Log Church
Hauge Log Church interior image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, October 8, 2010
6. Hauge Log Church interior
Hauge Log Church interior image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, October 8, 2010
7. Hauge Log Church interior
Hauge Log Church Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, October 8, 2010
8. Hauge Log Church Grave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2010, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,650 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 8, 2010, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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