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South Wayne in Lafayette County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

East Wiota Lutheran Church

 
 
East Wiota Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, May 1, 2012
1. East Wiota Lutheran Church Marker
Inscription.  Norwegian immigrants formed this congregation in 1844 and began constructing their church in 1847. This is the oldest Norwegian Lutheran church still in use in America.
 
Erected 1968 by Wisconsin Council for Local History. (Marker Number 57.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 38.746′ N, 89° 54.545′ W. Marker is in South Wayne, Wisconsin, in Lafayette County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 78 one mile south of County Route N. Marker is located on the front of the church, up the hill from the highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10311 State Road 78, South Wayne WI 53587, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of the Pecatonica (approx. 1.7 miles away); Battle of Pecatonica (approx. 2 miles away); Fort Hamilton (approx. 2.3 miles away); Partridge Hall Star Theatre (approx. 4.3 miles away); Argyle
East Wiota Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, May 1, 2012
2. East Wiota Lutheran Church
marker is located to the right of the front door
(approx. 4.3 miles away); Earliest Settlers (approx. 11.3 miles away); Zarahemla (approx. 11.7 miles away); Zenas Gurley (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is Wisconsin Registered Landmark No. 57.
 
East Wiota Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, May 1, 2012
3. East Wiota Lutheran Church
East Wiota Lutheran Church Gate image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, May 1, 2012
4. East Wiota Lutheran Church Gate
East Wiota Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, May 1, 2012
5. East Wiota Lutheran Church
Founder Stone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 514 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 4, 2012, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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