The Lutheran Church
Life in small town America often revolved around church and school. This was true in the 1800s and is still true today. The German Lutherans were among the first to put their feet down in Jennings Township. The Raabe and Discher families arrived in 1833. They were accompanied by John Hedrick. This group from Hessia, Germany formed the nucleus of the Lutheran Church in Fort Jennings. A group of Catholic settlers arrived in 1834.
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