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.
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."
is a well kept manacured Cemetery. Many grave sites are avaiable
at Lemmons, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
or email@example.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.
Lemon Cemetery Plots