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Mt. Solomon Lutheran Church

Location: SR 62, 5 miles west of Corydon. (Harrison County, Indiana)

Erected by Descendants and Friends of Former Members of Mt. Solomon 1966

ID# : 31.1966.3

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Rev. George Forster preached to Lutherans in Harrison County as early as 1805. Mt. Solomon Church was organized in 1810 four miles southwest of this spot and is credited as being the first Lutheran Church established in Indiana.

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Religion, Early Settlement and Exploration