German Evangelical Salem Church

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German Evangelical Salem Church
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German Evangelical Salem Church is located in Minnesota
German Evangelical Salem Church
German Evangelical Salem Church is located in the US
German Evangelical Salem Church
Nearest city Le Sueur, Minnesota
Coordinates 44°29′8″N 93°47′16″W / 44.48556°N 93.78778°W / 44.48556; -93.78778Coordinates: 44°29′8″N 93°47′16″W / 44.48556°N 93.78778°W / 44.48556; -93.78778
Area less than one acre
Built 1870 (1870)
MPS Le Sueur County MRA
NRHP Reference # 82004696[1]
Added to NRHP March 15, 1982

German Evangelical Salem Church is a historic church in Tyrone Township, Le Sueur County, Minnesota. It was built in 1870 by German immigrants who settled and farmed northwestern Le Sueur County, and was added to the National Register in 1982. It was nominated for being a rare surviving example of an early rural church built to anchor an immigrant farming community.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Bloomberg, Britta (August 1980). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: German Evangelical Salem Church" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2017-03-31.