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Emporia in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Bethel Church

 
 
Bethel Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 10, 2012
1. Bethel Church Marker
Inscription.

This land was deeded to the
Bethel Methodist Episcopal Church
on March 24, 1882
It served several school districts,
one of which was
Central School, located
1/4 mile east of here.
It merged with
the First Methodist Church
in Emporia on June 28, 1947
This memorial is dedicated by
the Burdick - Childears Family
who homesteaded 1/2 mile north
in 1857

 
Erected 1989 by Marion and Myrtice Childears.
 
Location. 38° 28.654′ N, 96° 10.253′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Kansas, in Lyon County. Marker is at the intersection of Road L (State Highway 99) and Road 220, on the right when traveling north on Road L. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Bethel Corner, Emporia KS 66801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Corky (approx. 4.4 miles away); John B. Anderson Memorial Library (approx. 4.6 miles away); "Our Flag Was Still There..." (approx. 4.6 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); William Allen White House (approx.
Bethel Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 10, 2012
2. Bethel Church Marker
Looking north
4.7 miles away); Hovgard Memorial Tower (approx. 4.8 miles away); Garfield School Bell (approx. 4.9 miles away); Kress Building (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
 
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Bethel Church Engraving on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 10, 2012
3. Bethel Church Engraving on Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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