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Near Brookville in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Old Franklin United Brethren Church

 
 
Old Franklin United Brethren Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
1. Old Franklin United Brethren Church Marker
Inscription.  United Brethren among earliest settlers in eastern Indiana during territorial period. Original structure, built 1831, one of first United Brethren churches in Indiana. Evangelical United Brethren Church joined Methodist Church to become United Methodist Church, 1968. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1995.
 
Erected 1995 by Indiana Historical Bureau and Church Congregation. (Marker Number 24.1995.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1831.
 
Location. 39° 30.36′ N, 84° 56.895′ W. Marker is near Brookville, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is on Franklin Church Road, 0.3 miles south of Fairfield Causeway Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14023 Franklin Church Road, Brookville IN 47012, 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. Brookville Lake (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Hermitage (approx. 6˝ miles
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away); Brookville's Grandstand (approx. 6˝ miles away); Old Brookville Church and Cemetery (approx. 6˝ miles away); The Purple Heart (approx. 6˝ miles away); Brookville College (approx. 6˝ miles away); James Brown Ray (approx. 6˝ miles away); Brookville's Carnegie Library (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookville.
 
Also see . . .  IHB Review of Marker. The Indiana Historical Bureau has prepared a preliminary report reviewing the marker for accuracy and relevance. (Submitted on July 19, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 
 
Old Franklin United Brethren Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
2. Old Franklin United Brethren Church
View to northwest from Fairfield Causeway Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 523 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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