Near Concord in Cabarrus County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Adolph Nussmann Monument
Born in German; educated in the University of Gottingen; called through commissioners Christopher Layrle of St. John’s Church and Christopher Rintelmann of Organ Church to minister to Lutherans in North Carolina, arriving in the fall of 1773; able and thorough scholar; devout and self-sacrificing minister; died November 3, 1794; buried about 200 yards east of this monument.
This monument was erected in commemoration of the life and work of Adolph Nussmann by members and friends of St. John’s Church, November 10, 1935, the one hundred and ninetieth anniversary of its organization.
Adolph Nussmann was the first Lutheran minister in North Carolina, serving Organ and St. John’s Churches in Rowan Co. 1773-1774; and St. John’s Church in Cabarrus Co. 1773-1794; and also traveling throughout the Piedmont section of North Carolina ministering to Lutherans and establishing churches for them.
Topics. This historical Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1983.
Location. 35° 25.137′ N, 80° 28.499′ W. Marker is near Concord, North Carolina, in Cabarrus County. Marker is at the intersection of St Johns Church Road and Mt Olive Road, on the right when traveling north on St Johns Church Road. The monument is located on the grounds of St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 St Johns Church Road, Concord NC 28025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. John's Lutheran Church (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trading Path (approx. 5˝ miles away); James P. Cook (approx. 5.9 miles away); Cabarrus County Courthouse (approx. 5.9 miles away); Cabarrus Black Boys Fountain (approx. 5.9 miles away); Morris House Hotel (approx. 5.9 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
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