Remarkable Ohio


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2-23 Pioneer Lutherans

Side A: The Israel Evangelical Lutheran Church was organized August 23, 1812. According to available records, in 1813 the first meeting in Ohio of the “Special Conferences” called by the Lutheran Ministerium of Pennsylvania was held at the church. Pioneer Lutheran pastors, the Reverends Heineke, Henkle, Huet, and Jacob Leist, met to further organize the Christian Witness on the Ohio frontier.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Israel Church and the Ohio Synod – L.C.A. and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 9465 Cincinnati-Zanesville Road Southwest (US 22), 
Location: Israel Evangelical Lutheran Church, across from the Dutch Hollow Cemetery
Latitude: 39.6467000
Longitude: -82.7902800