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Methodist Church, Wimbledon, N.D.
Methodist Church, Wimbledon, N.D.
TitleMethodist Church, Wimbledon, N.D.
Date of Originalcirca 1912
DescriptionA view of the Methodist Church in Wimbledon, North Dakota partially blocked by a tree. The church is a wooden building with various windows and a steeple.
General SubjectReligion
Subject (LCTGM)Churches
Methodist churches
Organization NameMethodist Church (Wimbledon, N.D.)
LocationWimbledon (N.D.)
Item NumberWM-16
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original21 x 16 cm.
Transcription"Methodist Church"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesTitle written on front of photograph.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Methodist Church in Wimbledon was established in 1897 and services were held in an old school house purchased by the congregation. By 1902 the school house had been remodeled into a church. In the late 1920s the Presbyterian, German Reform and Methodist Churches all merged because of the small congregations. The Presbyterian Church was remodeled and it was renamed St. John's Church in honor of three prominent men of all of the joined churches; John Huss, a German Martyr, John Knox, founder of the Presbyterian Church, and John Wesley, founder of the Methodist Church.
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation from page 9 and 10 of "Wimbledon History: 1893-1968, " by Kathleen Blinsky, and page 70 of "Wimbledon: 100 Years." Published by the Wimbledon Book Committee in 1990.
Repository InstitutionWimbledon Community Museum
Credit LineWimbledon Community Museum (WM-16)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Wimbledon Community Museum.
Ordering InformationWimbledon Community Museum
PO Box 223
Wimbledon, ND 58492
Phone: 701-435-2239
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmWM16
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