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Near Waterloo in Jefferson County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Island Church

 
 
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By Paul F, November 7, 2010
1. The Island Church Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1863, St. Wenceslaus Church served families who came chiefly from Bohemia and Germany. The little church, significant in Wisconsin’s architectural heritage, closed in 1891. It still opens for special Masses.
 
Erected 1970 by Wisconsin Council for Local History. (Marker Number 80.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 43° 9.672′ N, 88° 55.258′ W. Marker is near Waterloo, Wisconsin, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Island Church Road and Blue Joint Road, on the right when traveling south on Island Church Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waterloo WI 53594, 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. Drumlins (approx. 5.7 miles away); Mamre Moravian Church (approx. 6.8 miles away); Princess Burial Mound (approx. 6.8 miles away); Pioneer Aztalan (approx. 6.8 miles away); Anne Pickett
St. Wenceslaus Church - The Island Church image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, November 7, 2010
2. St. Wenceslaus Church - The Island Church
(approx. 6.9 miles away); Aztalan Mound Park (approx. 7 miles away); Aztalan (approx. 7 miles away); Wisconsin Prairies (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is Wisconsin Registered Landmark No. 80
 
Also see . . .  St. Wenceslaus Cemetery - Interment.net. Explains name of Island Church (Submitted on November 13, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
The Island Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, November 7, 2010
3. The Island Church Marker
The Island Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, November 7, 2010
4. The Island Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 542 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 8, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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