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Rockport in Putnam County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Old Church Site Rockport Cemetery

State of Ohio, Allen County

 

—Monroe Township —

 
Old Church Site Rockport Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
1. Old Church Site Rockport Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Rockport Methodist Church in the community of Rockport (formerly Cranberry) was believed to be one of the oldest churches in northern Allen Co. According to the records of the church, it was formed sometime around 1840, perhaps earlier. It was a thriving church by the year 1859. It also became part of the Beaverdam circuit.

This memorial erected during our country's bicentennial year of 1976.
 
Erected 1976 by Monroe Township Trustees Merlin Jones, William Lackey, Thomas Shafer Arthur Arnold, Clerk.
 
Location. 40° 52.026′ N, 84° 0.568′ W. Marker is in Rockport, Ohio, in Putnam County. Marker is on Rockport Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in the front center of the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus Grove OH 45830, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Beaverdam & Vicinity World War II Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Columbus Grove Municipal Pool (approx. 4.2 miles away); Oglevie Post 64 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial (approx. 4˝ miles away); Columbus Grove Veterans Memorial Flagpole (approx. 4˝

Old Church Site Rockport Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
2. Old Church Site Rockport Cemetery Marker
miles away); Truro Cemetery (approx. 4.8 miles away); Site of the First Swiss Mennonite Church (approx. 5.4 miles away); Pandora Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away); McKee's Hill (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers
 
Old Church Site Rockport Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
3. Old Church Site Rockport Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2017, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 111 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 18, 2017, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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