Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Helenville in Jefferson County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Zion Church

The Evangelical United Brethern Church

 
 
Zion Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, April 1, 2012
1. Zion Church Marker
Inscription. On this site stood the Zion Helenville (Walther's) Evangelical Church dedicated in 1854. The first Evangelical service in this vicinity was held May 20, 1843 by Rev. J. G. Miller. Recommended to the ministry by this church were John M. Walther, Jr., L. F. Emmert, George Keller and F. W. Schoeller. Five ministers are buried in this cemetery.

---------------

The First Session Wisconsin Conference (Ev) Evangelical United Brethern Church was held in this church, May 6-11, 1857 with Bishop John Seybert presiding. Rev. C. A. Schnacke was secretary. There were 29 ministers in the conference with a membership of 2,004.
 
Erected 1965 by Emmanuel Church, Jefferson Wisconsin Conference Historical Society.
 
Location. 43° 1.116′ N, 88° 43.176′ W. Marker is near Helenville, Wisconsin, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 14 and Coffee Road on U.S. 14. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Helenville WI 53137, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 94th Combat Infantry Division (approx. 7.1 miles away); In Service to Their Country (approx. 7.1 miles away); Wm. R. Look Log Cabin
Zion Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, April 1, 2012
2. Zion Church Marker
(approx. 7.2 miles away); Black Hawk War Encampment (approx. 7.9 miles away); Aztalan (approx. 8 miles away); Aztalan Mound Park (approx. 8 miles away); Princess Burial Mound (approx. 8.1 miles away); Pioneer Aztalan (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.
 
Cornerstone below Zion Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, April 1, 2012
3. Cornerstone below Zion Church Marker
Translated: Zion Church of the Evangelical Community, 1905
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 3, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.
Paid Advertisement