Lemmons Church & Cemetery Inc.

     
         Built in 1860 and restored in 1992, Lemmons was placed on the National Register of Historical Places on June 4, 1992.  Lemmons is in Boone Township, Dubois County, Indiana on Portersville Road. To get to this attractive historical place in Boone Township, get on Highway 56 and go west of Ireland, Indiana and/or east of the Otwell Junction (Hwy's 56 & 257) until you get to County Road 750W (you will see blue State Historical Site Markers) go north for 4 miles to Portersville Road West, turn rignt, Lemmons is the first building on left. 
Click here to see a map to Lemmons.   Do not take first choice, it is incorrect.
        From Jasper, Indiana, take Portersville Road to Portersville, then take Portersville Road West approximately 4 miles, Lemmons is on the right. Lemmons actual address for 911 usage is: 7399W - Portersville Road West, Otwell, IN 47564.  Lemmons is situated on two acres of land.  Lemmons is an ongoing active cemetery with many burial plots available and open to the public. The secretary handles burial plot sales or contact anyone below.  Lemmons is a 501-3-C non-for-profit public organization, incorporated in 1935.  None of the officers or directors receive any compensation for their services.  

     The current board members & officers include:  Kris Ausbrooks (vice-president), Scott Birk, Roger Brittain, Kenneth Eck, Dan Gregory, Delbert Himsel Jr.(President), Joyce Jackle, Bob Murry, J.P. Weisheit (Secretary-Treasurer) and Marilyn Welsh.  These are all volunteers. Webster says a volunteert is "A person who chooses freely to serve in a capacity without pay."

      Lemmons is a well kept manacured Cemetery.  Many grave sites are avaiable at Lemmons, contact: cqb@insightbb.com or junebug@fullnet.com .

      The 2008 Tri-Annual Gatering was held on September 2008.  Featured at the Gathering was the "Birch Creek Boys" from St. John's Lutheran Church of Boone Township.  The program was a reunion of  former Boone Township Consolidated Grade School Students.  Many attended and gave the rememberances of said Consolidated School as well as other one-room school houses that were in Boone Township.  Our next Tri-Anual Gathering will be on September 18, 2011.

     Lemmons Tri-annual Gathering was held on Sunday, September 18, 2011 at Lemmons Church at 1:30 PM EDT.  This meeting was in conjunction with the Ireland Historical Society.  This meeting featured Dennis Latta , DNR Historian from Verne, Indiana near Vincennes.  At this Gathering he was there as Benjamin Franklin. Ben's colorful life and legacy of scientific and political achievement and his status as one of America's most influential Founding Fathers came to life once more.  Musicwas provided by Roger Craig and friends from nearby Otwell.  A dessert festival followed the the occasion.  

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