Photographed December 28, 2014
Erected 2013 by Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum
Nashotah, Waukesha County, Wisconsin
43° 4.302′ N, 88° 25.062′ W
Bishop Kemper lived on these premises 1846-1870. Missionary Bishop of American Episcopal Church 1835-59. Inspired founding of the Nashotah House in 1842. Bishop of Wisconsin 1854-70. Facing countless Frontier hardships, he traveled far and wide through the Middle West, confirmed thousands, planted missions and churches, created 6 dioceses in 6 states.
A Journal of an Episcopalian Missionary's Tour to Green Bay, 1834, by Jackson Kemper“One of Wisconsin’s brightest names.”
Photographs of Jackson Kemper (1789-1870)
Christianity.com: Frontier Bishop Jackson Kemper
Wikipedia: Jackson Kemper
This marker is No. 20-01 in a series of historical markers erected by the Waukesha County Historical Society.
Jackson Kemper (c. 1855-1865)
This image is a photograph from the Brady-Handy Collection, which
Mathew P. Brady died in 1896, making his images in the public domain worldwide.