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Lindsborg in McPherson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Womans Missionary Society

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2011
1. Womans Missionary Society Marker
Inscription.  
The
Womans Missionary Society
of
The Lutheran Augustana Synod was
organized at this site June 6-1892
which was then the home of
Dr. C.A. Swensson
Founder and President of Bethany College
with
Fifty Charter Members present

Mrs. Emmy Evald - Pres.
Mrs. C.A. Swensson - Secy.

 
Erected 1940.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationWomen.
 
Location. 38° 34.748′ N, 97° 40.531′ W. Marker is in Lindsborg, Kansas, in McPherson County. Marker is in a cluster of trees in Swensson Park, about 150 feet northwest of the band shell, and about 150 feet northeast of the intersection of Main and Green Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lindsborg KS 67456, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dag Hammarskjöld (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carl Aaron Swensson (about 700 feet away); 9/11 Memorial (about 800 feet away); Birger Sandzén
Womans Missionary Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2011
2. Womans Missionary Society Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); Messiah Lutheran Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Messiah Chorus (approx. ¼ mile away); Bethany College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Den Svenska Timmerstugan (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lindsborg.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of the Augustana Synod, ELCA. (Submitted on July 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Global Impact of Emmy Evald and the Women's Missionary Society. (Submitted on July 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. History and Swedish Heritage of Bethany College. (Submitted on July 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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