The 1863 Lake Map. Lot 3. Source: Note Centerline Road is marked "Proposed Road"

Monday, October 21, 2013

Centerline Rd. trees support St. Simon St. Jude roof - 1856

    When St. Simon St. Jude Catholic Church commenced construction in 1856, the priest came to the Centerline Road in Alma to select the largest trees for the churches 12 interior columns - these were likely old growth pine trees.
 Above: St. Simon St. Jude interior.  Image cf.
Below: Excerpt from Parish Brochure 2002

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