Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
Baltes Pickel, who also attended the first service, built the first church and contributed generously to construction of the current church in 1749.
The Reverend Henry Muhlenberg, "Patriarch of the Lutheran Church in America", and two sons later served as pastors.
A royal charter was granted in 1767.
God's steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations (Psalm 10:5)
Erected 2014 by The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New Jersey.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1714.
Location. 40° 40.374′ N, 74° 44.941′ W. Marker is in Oldwick, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Church Street
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (here, next to this marker); New Germantown (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. John Taylor's Grist Mill (approx. 1.2 miles away); Taylor's Mill Historic District (approx. 1½ miles away); Presbyterian Church of Lamington (approx. 1.9 miles away); Village of Bissell (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lamington Black Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of Colonel John Mehelm House (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oldwick.
Also see . . . Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. (Submitted on August 5, 2014, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2014, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2014, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.