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Near Churubusco in Whitley County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Concord Methodist Church

 
 
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Whitley County Historical Museum, September 3, 2011
1. Concord Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  
First Church Site in Whitley County.
July 30, 1839, Jacob and Chatherine Van Houten deeded 1/4 acre land here on the northeast corner to the Methodist Episcopal Church for a house of worship named Concord. A log church served until replaced by a frame structure about 1851. In 1840 Samuel and Rebecca Smith, for whom this township was named, gave land for a cemetery on the south- east corner and in 1850 the southwest corner for the United Brethren in Christ Church.
 
Erected 1964 by Whitley County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is July 30, 1893.
 
Location. 41° 11.19′ N, 85° 21.222′ W. Marker is near Churubusco, Indiana, in Whitley County. Marker is at the intersection of County Road E150N and North Johnson Road, on the left when traveling east on County Road E150N. Across the road from the Concord Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Churubusco IN 46723, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Veterans
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(within shouting distance of this marker); La Balme Massacre Site (approx. 1.7 miles away); Eel River Post-Fort (approx. 1.8 miles away); Last Home of Chief Little Turtle (approx. 1.8 miles away); Colonel Augustin De La Balme (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of Little Turtle’s Miami Village (approx. 3.1 miles away); This Tribute To… (approx. 3.3 miles away); Churubusco War Memorial (approx. 3˝ miles away).
 
Concord Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, August 23, 2013
2. Concord Methodist Church Marker
View to south along County Road E150N
Concord Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, August 23, 2013
3. Concord Methodist Church Marker
As viewed from Concord Cemetery
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via Whitley County Historical Museum, unknown
4. Concord Methodist Church Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2013. This page has been viewed 703 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 1, 2013.   2, 3. submitted on August 23, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   4. submitted on December 4, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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