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Mount Pleasant in Isabella County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

St. John's Episcopal Church

 
 
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By Joel S., October 25, 2015
1. St. John's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  A mission was organized in Mount Pleasant in 1876, and in 1882 the present building was begun. Local businessman William N. Brown contributed most of the building funds, and the bricks and lumber were made in his plants. The interior design of St. John's was adopted from a chapel on the English estate of the Duke of Devonshire. The Rt. Rev. George D. Gillespie consecrated the church in a three-hour ceremony on January 10, 1884, after which parishioners repaired to a local hotel for a ten-course dinner.
 
Erected 1972 by Michigan Historical Commission. (Marker Number L189.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 10, 1884.
 
Location. 43° 35.972′ N, 84° 46.665′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, in Isabella County. Marker is at the intersection of West Maple Street and South Washington Street, on the right when traveling west on West Maple Street. Touch for map. Marker is
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By Joel S., October 25, 2015
2. St. John's Episcopal Church
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at or near this postal address: 206 West Maple Street, Mount Pleasant MI 48858, 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. Sacred Heart Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Isabella County Seat / The Founding of Mount Pleasant (approx. 0.4 miles away); Doughty House (approx. half a mile away); Isabella County Courthouse Postcards (approx. half a mile away); Isabella County Courthouse and Jail (approx. half a mile away); The Isabella County Court House was already over thirty years old… (approx. half a mile away); Central Michigan University (approx. 1˝ miles away); Indian Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2015, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 21, 2015, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.

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