First Non-Roman Church Service -- Bismarck ND
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 46° 48.325 W 100° 47.420
14T E 363397 N 5185097
Quick Description: A bronze plaque on a pedestal in Bismarck's Camp Hancock historical park recalls the first non-Roman catholic church service in Bismarck
Location: North Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 1/22/2014 9:43:25 AM
Waymark Code: WMJZMR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Waywizard
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Long Description:
A small pedestal on the path the the 1885 Bread of Life Church recalls the first non-Roman Catholic church service in Bismarck.

The marker reads as follows:

"May 8, 1873

May 8, 1960

The First non-Roman Church service to be held in what is now Bismarck was the baptism of a son of Lt. Humbert of Camp Hancock by the Rev. J. Swift, an Episcopalian Missionary.

This marked the beginning of Episcopalian services in the area.

Dedicated May 8, 1960

The Rt. Rev. R. R. Emery

The Rev. A. B. Smith
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