Almont Society of the New Church
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
N 42° 56.277 W 082° 58.528
17T E 338818 N 4755817
Quick Description: A cute church, located on the northeast corner of Cameron and Tubspring Roads. It is fenced off from the road, but the gate was open when we were there. Parking available inside the gate.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 10/8/2006 12:41:20 PM
Waymark Code: WMTJR
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member "Paws"itraction
Views: 14

Long Description:
Scottish immigrants from Glasgow settled in Berlin Township in 1841. Ten years later, twenty-four of them founded the Almont Society of the New Church. They followed the teachings of Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), a Swedish mathema-tician, philosopher and scientist whose Christian theological writings form the basis of the New Church. In 1875 members donated labor, materials and money to build this chapel, designed by church member William Morton.
Historical Name: Emanuel Swedenborg

Parking nearby?: yes

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website: [Web Link]

Registered Site #: Local Site #1223

Historical Date: Not listed

Description: Not listed

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