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Bethania Lutheran church 6 miles North of Manfred, N.D.
Bethania Lutheran church 6 miles North of Manfred, N.D.
TitleBethania Lutheran church 6 miles North of Manfred, N.D.
Date of Original1951-07-15
CreatorBurkum, Lester, 1912-2001
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA view of a church raised off the ground with boards, ready to be moved. The church has a large steeple over the main door, and one smaller steeple on the left side, the small steeple on the right is missing, possibly for moving. There are stained glass windows, including two circular windows. The church is ready to be moved to Minnewaukan, N.D.
General SubjectReligion
Art & Architecture
Subject (LCTGM)Churches
Stained glass
Moving of structures
Wooden buildings
LocationManfred (N.D.)
Wells County (N.D.)
Item Number001.52.06
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 16 cm.
Transcription"July 15, 1951, 6 MI. North of Manfred, moved to Minnewaukan, N.D."--Handwritten on back of photograph.
Biography/HistoryBethania Lutheran Church was established in 1896, in the early 1900's a church was built and struck by lightning in 1916. In 1917 it was rebuilt on the same spot. This church was bought by another church for $1,000 and moved in November 1951.
Repository InstitutionManfred Heritage Museum
Repository CollectionManfred Heritage Museum Photograph Collection
Credit LineManfred Heritage Museum, Manfred, N.D. (001.52.06)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationManfred Heritage Museum
Visit the Manfred History and Preservation, Inc. website: - go to Guestbook.
Mailing address: Manfred History and Preservation Inc., PO Box 321, Harvey, N.D. 58341
Open May 1- September 30, on Tuesday- Saturday 10am-4pm.
When open, Museum phone number (701) 547-2564.
Manfred project historian, Audrey Solheim, e-mail address,
Winter phone numbers that are published in their newsletter for staff who could open the museum on special request are 701-547-3123, 701-324-2091, and Pam Norstedt at 701-324-2027.
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdm0015206
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