Turkey Run Christian Church - Wingate, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kc9pdy
N 40° 09.375 W 087° 04.440
16T E 493697 N 4445102
Quick Description: The former site of the Turkey Run Christian Church, at the Old Turkey Run Cemetery, near Wingate, Indiana, is marked by four boulders and a sunken stone sign.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 10/28/2014 9:59:36 AM
Waymark Code: WMMR4N
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Long Description:
The former site of the Turkey Run Christian Church, which was established in 1828, is located near the rear fence, on the west side of the Old Turkey Run Cemetery, near Wingate, Indiana.

There is a white stone, flush with the ground, with following text carved into it.

Stone Text:-

Site of
Turkey Run
Christian
Church 1828

The four corners of the former building are marked by boulders.

This cemetery is located about one mile south of the small town of Wingate, in Indiana. It is on the west side of Indiana SR 25, that runs through Wingate. Waymark link (visit link)

According to Find A Grave (visit link) there are currently 111 burials in this cemetery.

Wingate, formerly known as Pleasant Hill, is a town in Coal Creek Township, Montgomery County, Indiana, United States. The population was 263 at the 2010 census. Wingate was platted, (as Pleasant Hill), by Christian Bever in 1832. Citizens renamed the town in honor of prominent townsperson, John C. Wingate. (visit link)

Coal Creek Township is one of eleven townships in Montgomery County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,544. Coal Creek Township took its name from Coal Creek, which was so named from the deposits of coal in its hillsides. There are seven cemeteries in Coal Creek Township, including this one. (visit link)

Montgomery County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 38,124. The county seat is Crawfordsville. The county is divided into 11 townships which provide local services. (visit link)
Terrain:

Parking: N 40° 09.386 W 087° 04.383

Recommended access: N 40° 09.386 W 087° 04.383

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