Monticello Christian Church - Monticello, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 40° 07.117 W 091° 42.738
15T E 609728 N 4441717
This very tiny county seat has declined to a minimal population and this church went with it.
Waymark Code: WMKH7T
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 04/15/2014
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Geo Ferret
Views: 2

Marker Erected by: Monticello Christian Church Membership.
County of marker: Lewis County.
Location of marker: MO-16 (Jackson St.) & Lafayette St., Monticello.

Historic Marker Text:

This site was once home to the congregation of the Monticello Christian Church due to a general decline in the population of the community, the Church was disbanded with a farewell service on September 23, 1990, After 151 years in existence. The bell placed hereon serves as a reminder of the Church's roll in the history on Monticello and Lewis County.

"For we know that if our Earthly house on this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens." II Cor. 5: 1

Monticello was founded in 1833. Laid out on the North Fabius River.
Confederate General Martin E. Green lived in Monticello & just to the southwest of town, Confederate Cavalry Colonel Joseph C. Porter's home.

History of Mark:
please see above

Web link: Not listed

Additional point: Not Listed

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