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Brookville in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Old Brookville Church and Cemetery

 
 
Old Brookville Church and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
1. Old Brookville Church and Cemetery Marker
Inscription.

First permanent Church in Brookville
was built by Methodists 1820.

It was occupied by

Methodists 1821 - 1839
Presbyterians 1839 - 1855
Lutherans 1855 - 1922
Baptists since 1953


Many Brookville early settlers are buried in this cemetery including four Revolutionary Soldiers and a signer of Indiana’s first Constitution.
 
Erected 1963 by Twin Forks Chapter, N.S.D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 25.512′ N, 85° 0.589′ W. Marker is in Brookville, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of East 10th Street and John Street, on the right when traveling east on East 10th Street. Touch for map. Located at the gate of the Old Brookville Church and Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Brookville IN 47012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Brown Ray (within shouting distance of this marker); Brookville College (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brookville's Grandstand
Obverse Side - - Old Brookville Church and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
2. Obverse Side - - Old Brookville Church and Cemetery Marker
(about 400 feet away); The Purple Heart (about 400 feet away); Brookville's Carnegie Library (about 800 feet away); Goodwin Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brookville Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Courthouse Square (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookville.
 
Regarding Old Brookville Church and Cemetery. The Church yet holds service to date. While locating and photographing this marker we noted the public was gathering for Church Service. The Minister was just arriving - and invited us to come on in for "The Service"! ! All were quite friendly!
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers
 
The Old Brookville Church and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
3. The Old Brookville Church and Cemetery
Other View - - Old Brookville Church and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
4. Other View - - Old Brookville Church and Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 627 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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