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Richland in Kalamazoo County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

First Religious Service in Kalamazoo County

 
 
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By Duane Hall, September 17, 2013
1. First Religious Service in Kalamazoo County Marker
Inscription. This tablet commemorates the first religious service held in Kalamazoo County. It was conducted by John Barnes and Seldon Norton in May 1830, under an oak one and one half miles southeast of Richland Village.
 
Location. 42° 22.585′ N, 85° 27.356′ W. Marker is in Richland, Michigan, in Kalamazoo County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of E. D Avenue and N. 32nd Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located in the Richland Village Square. Marker is in this post office area: Richland MI 49083, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The First Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Community Library (about 300 feet away); W.K. Kellogg House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Barn Theatre (approx. 5 miles away); Park Theatre (approx. 6.1 miles away); William Rufus Shafter Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away); Congregational United Church of Christ (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richland.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
First Religious Service in Kalamazoo County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 17, 2013
2. First Religious Service in Kalamazoo County Marker
In the Richland Village Square
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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