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First Methodist Episcopal Church, Altamont, IL

February 25, 2015


Some things are interesting because they are unique; others because they are so typical and pervasive.

From Ohio, across Indiana and Illinois and westward through Iowa, Methodists dominated the religious landscape. As innovators of the Akron-Auditorium phenomenon, this swath of the Midwest is also the greatest concentration of iconic A-A churches. First UMC at Altamont, IL is typical and still standing.


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