Mennonites settled in this area soon after Oklahoma Territory opened by run April 22, 1889.
Their first mission activity was among Indians. This colony was southern most for Mennonites along Chisholm Trail. Farmers of Swiss from Berne, Ind., German and German Russian decent were urged to settle here in order to establish the Christian faith on the frontier.
Testimony of faith services continued in this church building until 1953. It now stands as a continuous reminder of the rugged faith of pioneers to this area. The keystone of Mennonite faith for over 400 years has been 1Cor 3:11: "And no one can ever lay any other real foundation than that one we already have --Jesus Christ"Erected in 1972
Approximately 6.5 Miles North of El Reno, Oklahoma, Canadian County, on U.S. 81 on the left side of road by a Cemetery.
Note: The church mention on the marker was no longer there. Just the Cemetery and the Marker.