New Sweden Evangelical Lutheran Church

New Sweden Evangelical Lutheran Church (HMHDR)

Location: Manor, TX 78653 Travis County
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N 30° 24.345', W 97° 29.189'

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Organized on February 23, 1876, by the Rev. J.O. Cavallin and Swedish immigrants, the New Sweden Lutheran congregation built its first sanctuary in 1879 two miles west of this site (where the New Sweden Lutheran Cemetery is located). The present church structure, which has become an important Travis County landmark, was built in 1922 on land donated by Johanna Petterson. Services were conducted in the Swedish language until 1923. The church continues to celebrate its rich heritage as it serves the community with an ongoing ministry.
Marker Number14838
Year Placed1988
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 10:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 645385 N 3364719
Decimal Degrees30.40575000, -97.48648333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 24.345', W 97° 29.189'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 24' 20.70" N, 97° 29' 11.34" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12901-13163 New Sweden Church Rd, Manor TX 78653, US
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