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St. John's Lutheran Church
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Jagman714
N 41° 53.783 W 084° 01.857
16T E 746300 N 4642535
Quick Description: The St. John's Lutheran Church marker is located at 121 South Locust Street. Adrian, MI.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 1/13/2007 6:02:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM14N9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
Views: 20

Long Description:
The Reverend William Hatterstaedt helped organize St. John's Lutheran Church in 1847. Until their first church was completed in 1849, the original congregation, fourteen German families met in a church that belonged to the Episcopalians. Services were held every three or four weeks until 1850, when the Reverend Phillip J. Trautman was installed as the first full-time pastor. On July 1, 1861, the congregation laid the cornerstone for the present church. The structure was dedicated on June 29, 1862. It was enlarged in 1896. The handsome stained glass windows depicting Bible stories were installed in 1914. Since its organization, St. John's Lutheran Church, the mother church of the denomination in Adrian, has held continuous services.
Historical Date: 07/01/1861

Historical Name: Reverend William Hatterstaedt

Parking nearby?: yes

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Registered Site #: 887

Description: Not listed

website: Not listed

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