1872 Tanum Ev. Lutheran Congregation 1972

© Photographed October 8, 2017
Erected 1973 by Tanum Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation
Clay Banks, Door County, Wisconsin
44.726653, -87.378176
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1872 TANUM EV.LUTHERAN CONGREGATION 1972
The Tanum Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation,
the first Lutheran Congregation in Door County, was
organized in 1872.
The first church and parsonage was a log building located
400 feet west of here.
In 1883 a new church was built east of this marker.
In 1973, as a result of a merge, the new congregation was
named Tanum Forest Ev.Lutheran Congregation.
"Jesus Churst the same yesterday, and today, and forever."
Hebrews 13.8
[transcribed as written without correction of
errors in vocabulary and punctuation]

The church and marker are located on westbound County Highway OO, west of its intersection with Shiloh Road, at or near 6102 County Road OO, Sturgeon Bay (Clay Banks), Wisconsin 54235.
The marker is placed in the cemetery.


Looking east with the church in the distance.





Cute mailbox matches the church!



Looking east along County Highway OO,
with Lake Michigan visible in the distance.

Tanum Forest Evangelical Lutheran Church
is located in Clay Banks, Wisconsin.

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