Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Wrought-Iron Cross Site

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Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Wrought-Iron Cross Site
Rennich Crosses.jpg
Nearest city Mercer, North Dakota
Area less than one acre
Built by Rennich,Carl
Architectural style Wrought-iron cross, Other
MPS German-Russian Wrought-Iron Cross Sites in Central North Dakota MPS
NRHP Reference # 89001684[1]
Added to NRHP October 23, 1989

The Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Wrought-Iron Cross Site, near Mercer, North Dakota, United States, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. It includes wrought-iron crosses. The listing included seven contributing objects.[1]

It includes work by Carl Rennich, of Mercer. Rennich was one of a number of "German-Russian blacksmiths in central North Dakota" who developed individual styles in their crosses and whose "work was known for miles around them."[1][2]:13

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Timothy J. Kloberdanz (August 15, 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Documentation: German-Russian Wrought-Iron Cross Sites in Central North Dakota" (PDF). National Park Service.