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Merom Conference Center

Location: Merom Conference Center, Phillip & 5th Streets at Edward Ovellette Drive, Merom. (Sullivan County, Indiana)

Erected by the Merom Improvement Association 1989

ID# : 77.1989.1

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Dedicated in 1862, Union Christian College served as a preparatory school and college until 1924. In 1936 it became Merom Institute - a rural enrichment center. Now owned by the United Church of Christ it serves as a camp, conference, and retreat center.

Keywords

Education, Religion