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Our Saviour's Lutheran Church

 
 
Our Saviour's Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2016
1. Our Saviour's Lutheran Church Marker
Inscription.

Organized as a Scandinavian congregation in 1868, Our Saviour's became a Danish church in 1875 and served the American Evangelical Lutheran Synod until 1962. First used for worship in 1869, the building escaped damage in the Fire of 1871 and was completed with the addition of the tower in 1888. Danish architectural features are present, particularly the weathervane-topped spire, and the Danish language was used in services until mid-twentieth century. Our Saviour's is now a museum of Danish life in America.
 
Erected 1972 by Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number L0119.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 44° 14.617′ N, 86° 19.244′ W. Marker is in Manistee, Michigan, in Manistee County. Marker is on Walnut Street south of 3rd Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Walnut Street, Manistee MI 49660, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ramsdell Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Manistee County War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Congregational Church

Our Saviour's Lutheran Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2016
2. Our Saviour's Lutheran Church and Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Manistee City Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Manistee Fire Hall (approx. mile away); The Haley Block (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Lyman Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Furniture Factories (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manistee.
 
Also see . . .  Our Saviour's Evangelical Lutheran Church. (Submitted on September 1, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Man-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
Our Saviour's Lutheran Church Steeple Weathervane image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2016
3. Our Saviour's Lutheran Church Steeple Weathervane
Our Saviour's Lutheran Church Entrance Transom Window image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2016
4. Our Saviour's Lutheran Church Entrance Transom Window
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 1, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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