Christ Church at the Quarry

Christ Church at the Quarry (HM1SET)

Location: Gambier, OH 43022 Knox County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 23.268', W 82° 22.242'

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January 18, 1863

The stone masons brought from England by
Bishop Chase to construct the early buildings at
Kenyon College settled in this area. In the
1850's with the help of Episcopal Bishop
Gregory T. Bedell, they and other families in
the community built "Quarry Chapel" on land
given by John Bateman. William Fish, owner of
a nearby quarry donated the sandstone. The
church stood unused and deteriorating since
1937. Restoration began in 1972.
Marker Number1- 42
Year Placed1976
Placed ByThe Knox County Historical Society the Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, May 28th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 383660 N 4471702
Decimal Degrees40.38780000, -82.37070000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 23.268', W 82° 22.242'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 23' 16.08" N, 82° 22' 14.52" W
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Area Code(s)740
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Township Hwy 235, Gambier OH 43022, US
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