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Near Lafayette in Nicollet County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Bernadotte Lutheran Church

 
 
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By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
1. Bernadotte Lutheran Church Marker
(west side of marker)
Inscription.  
Organized 4 May 1866 at Magnus Peterson home, Pastor John Pehrson, by Swedish settlers, 21 charter families, 104 families by 1870. Commemorated on native stone, set in 1937.

First worship in homes, in school-house No. 26; first church built by Fredrick Webster, 1872, Pastor C. M. Ryden; present sanctuary 1897, Pastor N. O. Grunden.

The name Bernadotte is of French origin, King Charles XIV, ruling house in Sweden since 1810. Visit here by Count and Countess Folke Bernadotte 1933.

Centennial observed year-long 1966.

Placed in Gratitude to God and Memorial to Walter Wass, 3rd Generation

 
Erected 1976.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 4, 1866.
 
Location. 44° 27.291′ N, 94° 18.103′ W. Marker is near Lafayette
Bernadotte Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
2. Bernadotte Lutheran Church Marker
(east side of marker with duplicate text)
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, Minnesota, in Nicollet County. Marker is on 515th Avenue (County Highway 10) 0.9 miles north of 350th Street (County Highway 1), on the left when traveling north. Marker is in Bernadette (an unincorporated community), approximately 4½ miles east of Lafayette. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34122 515th Avenue, Lafayette MN 56054, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bernadotte Lutheran Church Monument (a few steps from this marker); Bernadotte Co-op Creamery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lafayette Township and Village (approx. 4.6 miles away); New Sweden Creamery (approx. 6.4 miles away); Eagle City, Minnesota (approx. 6.7 miles away); Sibley County, Minnesota Veterans Memorial (approx. 7 miles away); District 6 School (approx. 7.1 miles away); Brighton (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
 
Additional keywords. Fields of Grace Parish
 
Bernadotte Lutheran Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
3. Bernadotte Lutheran Church and Marker
Bernadotte Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
4. Bernadotte Lutheran Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 20, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 20, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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