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Interior of Zion Evangelical Church, Pembina County, N.D.
Interior of Zion Evangelical Church, Pembina County, N.D.
TitleInterior of Zion Evangelical Church, Pembina County, N.D.
Date of Original189-?
DescriptionThis photograph shows the interior of the Zion Evangelical Church near Cavalier, N.D. The congregation fills the inside of the church. All face toward the camera and look at the pastor at center. The windows and wooden walls are visible to the viewer. Notice the desks stacked in the back of the room.
General SubjectWomen
Subject (LCTGM)Churches
Religious communities
Organization NameZion Evangelical Church (Pembina County, N.D.)
LocationPembina County (N.D.)
Item NumberPCHS-5189
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original18 x 25 cm
Transcription"Interior of Zion Evangelical Church located two miles southeast of Cavalier. Built during the ministry of Rev. Leon S. Koch 1888-1890. Serving on the building committee: Jerry Kaercher, Henry Well, Philip Kochler, John Well, Jr. (Note the desks stacked in back building was used as a school)" Printed on label.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe name Pembina is derived from the Chippewa Indian term for the high bush cranberry which grew in profusion along the Pembina River. Anepeminan Sipi means Redberry River. With the pronunciation of the French Metis, anepeminan could very easily become Pembina.
Bibliographic ReferencePembina Centennial Committee. A History of Pembina County. 1967, 4.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionPembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society (PCHS-5189)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to Pembina County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Zelda Hartje
13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, ND 58220
Phone: (701) 265-4941
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmPCHS189
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