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Eben-Ezer Evangelical Lutheran Church

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Brenham, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 10' 0.675948", -96° 26' 52.733184"
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    Spiritual center of the Berlin community, which was settled by Germans in 1847. On a missionary visit, Dec. 24, 1854, The Rev. Johann Ebinger (1828-1908) of Harris County held earliest Lutheran service in Washington County. On July 1, 1855, he founded Eben-Ezer Church with William C. Bohne, F. H. Ehlert, F. F. Spreen and others as trustees. Ludwig C. Lehmann (1794-1855) donated 11-acre church site. Landowners gave post oak logs, renters gave labor for building first church, incorporating a parsonage. The early pastors taught school in that first church building.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Eben-Ezer Evangelical Lutheran Church Historical Marker Location Map, Brenham, Texas