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06 August 2011

Good Water Church, Wright Township, Wayne County, Iowa


I made a trip back to Appanoose and Wayne Counties in Iowa earlier this summer and found a few little gems.  This is the story of the Good Water Church, published in  the book "100 Years of Wright Township History 1855-1955" by Ortha Green.

An excerpt:  "Since the lumber was obtained along the Good Water Creek, the name became 'Good Water Evangelical United Brethern Church.'  The neighbors soon shortened the name and for years the church was known simply as 'Good Water Church'.  The church was abandoned and on February 15, 1934 the Iowas [sic] Conference of the Evangelical Church sold the property..."


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