Danevang Lutheran Church and Cemetery

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Photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church and Community Hall. There is a cemetery in the foreground. It appears as if there's been a recent burial in the leftmost side of the picture, judging by the mound of dirt behind one of the tombstones. The church has been built on a central axis with light-colored siding and a gray roof. A large bell tower rises over the entrance, tapering into a point at the top. The silhouette of the bell is seen just underneath the shingled roof of the steeple. A paved walkway leads to the community hall on the rightmost ... continued below

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1 photograph : col. ; 4 x 6 in.

Creation Information

Jensen, Patty July 24, 1986.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and was provided by Danish Heritage Preservation Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 34 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Danish Heritage Preservation Society

The Danish Heritage Preservation Society provides thousands of items depicting the history of Danish people in Texas. The items include photographs, postcards, legal documents, and books that date from the 1860s.

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Description

Photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church and Community Hall. There is a cemetery in the foreground. It appears as if there's been a recent burial in the leftmost side of the picture, judging by the mound of dirt behind one of the tombstones. The church has been built on a central axis with light-colored siding and a gray roof. A large bell tower rises over the entrance, tapering into a point at the top. The silhouette of the bell is seen just underneath the shingled roof of the steeple. A paved walkway leads to the community hall on the rightmost side of the picture. The community center has been built with similar exterior building materials as the church.

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1 photograph : col. ; 4 x 6 in.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • July 24, 1986

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  • June 6, 2012, 9:51 p.m.

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Jensen, Patty. Danevang Lutheran Church and Cemetery, photograph, July 24, 1986; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223975/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.