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”
Lonsdale in Rice County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Christdala Swedish Lutheran Church 1877

 
 
Christdala Swedish Lutheran Church 1877 Marker image. Click for full size.
By McGhiever, September 30, 2015
1. Christdala Swedish Lutheran Church 1877 Marker
Inscription. The Christdala Congregation was formed on July 18, 1877 by the first Swedish immigrants to settle in Rice County. The Church was built during the summer of 1878 at a cost of $230 and is maintained in memory of the early Swedish settlers. Because of its historic significance, Christdala has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Erected 1995 by Christdala Preservation & Cemetery Association.
 
Location. 44° 25.931′ N, 93° 21.446′ W. Marker is in Lonsdale, Minnesota, in Rice County. Marker is on Millersburg Blvd (County Route 1), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4695 Millersburg Blvd, Lonsdale MN 55046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nicolaus Gustafson (a few steps from this marker); Millersburg & the Northfield Bank Robbery (approx. 1 miles away); A Flour Milling Revolution (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Big Woods (approx. 8.7 miles away); Sesquicentennial Legacy Plaza (approx. 9.8 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 9.9 miles away); The Cathedral of Our Merciful Saviour (approx. 10.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers
 
Christdala Swedish Lutheran Church 1877 Marker image. Click for full size.
By McGhiever, September 30, 2015
2. Christdala Swedish Lutheran Church 1877 Marker
Historical markers on foot of hill below Christdala Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2016, by McGhiever of St Paul, Minnesota. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2016, by McGhiever of St Paul, Minnesota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement