Bricktown Church Has Faithful Following
Washburn Leader - April 24, 1941
So closely is Bricktown Church of the Brethren allied with Washburn
churches in carrying on the work of God's Kingdom in the vicinity, that it seems
fitting that it, too, be given a place in this anniversary edition of the
The church is located in that part of Cazenovia township known as
Bricktown, which was so named because many, many years ago a thriving brickyard
was operated there. It is said that even today farmers, when plowing their
fields, will turn over bits of brick-bats scattered there in by-gone
Bricktown church is one of the few remaining roadside churches, and is in
a thriving condition. This was manifested two years ago when no sooner had the
almost a hundred year old house of worship burned to the ground than plans had
begun for rebuilding.
The new building, larger than the first, stands as a monument to the
pastor and his helpmate, Rev. and Mrs. M. A. Whisler, to his faithful
congregation and to those liberal hearted friends who contributed toward the
rebuilding and the furnishing of the new edifice.
The Washburn Leader is happy to call attention to Oak Grove Church of the
Brethren at Bricktown.