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Wrought iron cross sites of St. John's Cemetery (Zeeland, North Dakota)

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Area  less than one acre
Added to NRHP  23 October 1989
Year built  1923 (Site C)
Nearest city  Zeeland
Built by  Multiple (Site A, Site B, Site D); Friedt,Jacob (Site C)
Architectural style  Wrought-iron cross, Other
MPS  German-Russian Wrought-Iron Cross Sites in Central North Dakota MPS
NRHP Reference #  89001687, 89001688, 89001689, 89001690

Four historic sites within the St. John's Catholic Cemetery near Zeeland, North Dakota, United States, identified as St. John's Cemetery, Wrought-Iron Cross Site A, St. John's Cemetery, Wrought-Iron Cross Site B, Site C, and Site D, were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. They include wrought-iron crosses. The listing for Site A included 9 contributing objects; Site B included 6; Site C included just one; Site D included 9. Site C included an iron cross built in 1923 by Jacob Friedt.

Jacob Friedt, of Zeeland, was one of a number of "German-Russian blacksmiths in central North Dakota" who developed individual styles in their crosses and whose "work was known for miles around them."

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Wrought-iron cross sites of St. John's Cemetery (Zeeland, North Dakota) Wikipedia


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