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Carver in Carver County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Church by-the River, Presbyterian Church

 
 
Church by-the River, Presbyterian Church Plaque image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
1. Church by-the River, Presbyterian Church Plaque
Inscription.  
Carver Historic District
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
Church by-the River,
Presbyterian Church
1913

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1913.
 
Location. 44° 45.76′ N, 93° 37.424′ W. Marker is in Carver, Minnesota, in Carver County. Marker is on Main Street East east of Broadway Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 Main Street East, Carver MN 55315, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stephen Kult Clothing Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Minnesota Valley Oil Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Funk Hardware Store (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trinity Lutheran Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Van De Veire Knoll (approx. ¼ mile away); Little Rapids Fur Post (approx. 1½ miles away);
Former Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
2. Former Presbyterian Church
Carver Historic District
National Register of Historic Places #80001960
Listed January 4, 1980
(The plaque can be seen below the steeple
to the right of the church entrance door.)
Click or scan to see
this page online
Brinkhaus Livery Stable (approx. 2 miles away); City Square Park (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carver.
 
Also see . . .  Preserve America Community. "...the Church-by-the-River, a former Presbyterian church built in 1913, was restored through the efforts of the city and the Carver Lions Club. The building now serves as the venue for city council and commission meetings as well as for a wide range of civic activities. An archive of historic Carver photographs is displayed in the building." (Submitted on November 28, 2014.) 
 
Additional commentary.
1. Preserve America Community
Carver was named a Preserve America Community by the White House in 2007. It was only the eighth so to be named in the state of Minnesota.
    — Submitted November 28, 2014.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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