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Stone marks town's original water source
'Our Ebenezer' placed by Heritage Preservation
Called Our Ebenezer, this commemorative stone can been seen from Colville Street near its intersection with Depot Street. It marks the site of McMinnvilles original water source.
Preservation represents a commitment to remembering the past and McMinnville Heritage Preservation has done just that with the placement of a stone that members named “Our Ebenezer.”A single stone has been set upright in a small rock garden south of East Colville Street. It is 8 feet tall and was given the name Our Ebenezer, a Hebrew word which means stone of help. The rock garden has been named “Emmanuel’s Garden,” because it is in the area where a black church once stood.The area where the stone stands is located near the BRC office and is the site of the original Town Springs.