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Mount Olivet Chapel and Cemetery
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Piglet&Tigger&Pooh
N 45° 01.776 W 093° 26.180
15T E 465627 N 4986331
Quick Description: This is the Mount Olivet Chapel and Cemetery.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 1/9/2011 1:45:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMAFHQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 11

Long Description:
The land for the cemetery and chapel were donated by Christoph and August Sandhoff. Christoph was the first person buried there on April 2, 1871. Other early members of Mount Olivet such as the Sandhoff, Schmidt, Roggerman, and Hoppenrath families are buried there.

Organized in 1854 as the German Evangelical Lutheran Church, the church first met in the Herman Sandhoff home. The church was built in 1880 on land donated by the Sandhoff family (now Mt. Olivet Chapel) and called the "Immanuel Evangelical Church of the Evangelical and Reformed Church of North America." Worship services were conducted in German until the early 1900’s. It was completely restored in 1998 as the Mt Olivet Chapel.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 1/1/1880

Age of Church building determined by?: Cornerstone or plaque

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Street address of Church:
Mount Olivet Lutheran Church of Plymouth
Plymouth, MN USA

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Not listed

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: Not Listed

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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