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United Methodist Church The cornerstone of the first frame church was laid in 1868. It must have taken a while to erect the first church, as it was not finished until 1870. That church was destroyed by a tornado in 1873. The cornerstone for the present stone church was laid September 18, 1873. The church was finally finished in 1878 at a cost of $1,800 and dedicated in 1879 with the finishing work done in 1882 at a total cost of $8,000. The original building is of Flint Hills limestone. The educational building was completed and dedicated October 27, 1963.


Address: 521 N. Main

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Carnegie Library

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Outdoor Recreation

Canoe trips - down scenic Fall River, 6-8 miles/3/4 hours. Also guided backpack trips, Spring and Fall. Camping - area lakes, Fall River and Christian Hills Camp. Hunting - the best anywhere! Quail, Prairie Chicken, Turkey, Deer, and Rabbits.

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Greenwood County Historical Museum

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Jim Brother's Bronze Sculptures

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