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Dixon in Lee County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

First Christian Church

Disciples of Christ

 
 
First Christian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2014
1. First Christian Church Marker
Inscription. On June 21, 1922, Ronald Reagan, with his brother Neil, was baptized at this church. Ronald and Mother Nelle were active members of the church from 1921 - 1937. Ronald Reagan taught a Sunday school class here. Mother Nelle taught Sunday school, snag in the church choir, and directed plays. This church has been designated as a historical landmark by the Dixon Historical Preservation commission.
 
Location. 41° 50.548′ N, 89° 29.025′ W. Marker is in Dixon, Illinois, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of South Hennepin Avenue and West 2nd Street, on the right when traveling south on South Hennepin Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is on the northwest corner. Marker is in this post office area: Dixon IL 61021, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dixon Public Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Wings of Peace and Freedom (about 500 feet away); Berlin Wall Replica (about 500 feet away); Lincoln Supports Fremont for President (about 800 feet away); Dixon Historic Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.3 miles away); Reagan Home (approx. half a mile away); Reagan Way (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dixon.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
First Christian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2014
2. First Christian Church Marker
First Christian Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2014
3. First Christian Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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