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Near Gambier in Knox County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Christ Church at the Quarry

January 18, 1863

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 27, 2016
1. Christ Church at the Quarry Marker
Inscription. The stone masons brought from England by Bishop Chase to construct the early buildings at Kenyon College settled in this area. In the 1850ís with the help of Episcopal Bishop Gregory T. Bedell, they and other families in the community built “Quarry Chapel” on land given by John Bateman. William Fish, owner of a nearby quarry donated the sandstone. The church stood unused and deteriorating since 1937. Restoration began in 1972.
 
Erected 1976 by The Knox County Historical Society the Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 1- 42.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 40° 23.268′ N, 82° 22.242′ W. Marker is near Gambier, Ohio, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Quarry Chapel Rd (County Route 235) and Monroe Mills Rd (County Route 233), on the right when traveling east on Quarry Chapel Rd. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10930 Quarry Chapel Rd, Gambier OH 43022, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kenyon College (approx. 1.6 miles away); George Wharton Marriott
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 27, 2016
2. Christ Church at the Quarry Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); David Bates Douglass (approx. 1.6 miles away); C & O caboose (approx. 1.6 miles away); John Crowe Ransom & The Kenyon Review (approx. 1.7 miles away); 0-6-0 Steam Locomotive (approx. 1.7 miles away); Edward Bates Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Gambier (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gambier.
 
Categories. ArchitectureChurches, Etc.
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 27, 2016
3. Christ Church at the Quarry Marker
Marker at a distance; church in the background
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 27, 2016
4. Christ Church at the Quarry Marker
Plaque on left door
Christ Church at the Quarry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 27, 2016
5. Christ Church at the Quarry Marker
Plaque on right door frame
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 27, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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