Driftwood Church and Cemetery

Driftwood Church and Cemetery (HM1ENS)

Location: Vallonia, IN 47281 Jackson County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 47.859', W 86° 6.099'

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Built here was the Driftwood Church, a log meeting house "free and open to all the different denominations of orderly Christians." Joining the Silver Creek Baptist Association in 1819, Driftwood reorganized in 1839 as a Christian Church under the leadership of Jacob Wright. Relocating across the highway in 1843, the church hosted a number of annual District meetings, attended by thousands. Subsequent buildings were erected in 1907 and 1997. William Graham, a signer of the Indiana State Constitution, State Legislator, and U.S. Congressman, donated the original half acre for the pioneer church. He served as a church trustee; he and his family are buried here.
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HM NumberHM1ENS
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Year Placed1997
Placed ByDriftwood Christian Church
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:33am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 578011 N 4294705
Decimal Degrees38.79765000, -86.10165000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.859', W 86° 6.099'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 51.54" N, 86° 6' 5.94" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3450-3498 W County Rd 550 S, Vallonia IN 47281, US
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