Remarkable Ohio


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2-87 First Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Side A: Elder Oliver Mears organized on February 8, 1862 in a tent on this spot, then a walnut grove owned by William Lovett, the Lovett’s Grove Seventh-day Adventist Church, first of this denomination in Ohio. A Frame building erected in 1864 served the congregation until 1911 when it moved to its present location in Bowling Green.
Side B: Blank
Sponsors: Wood County Commissioners, The Wood County Historical Society, The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 17670 N Dixie Highway, 
Bowling Green, 
Location: Between Bishop Road and Nims Road.
Latitude: 41.4099590
Longitude: -83.6509670