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Mo Churchyard
Harald Stormoens veg
Sand
Nord-Odal kommune
Hedmark fylke  Norway
Postal Code: 2133

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Mo Church is an octagonal wooden church from 1863 in North Odal in Hedmark, Norway. The church is the parish church for Mo. Mo Church was inaugurated on 6 December 1864 by Bishop Halvor Folkestad. It is built on a drawing by the architect Christian H. Grosch. Grosch has also designed the Tangen Church in Stange,Hedmark and Skaare church in Haugesund. The structure is of wood and has 500 seats. The altarpiece is from 1880 and is a copy of Adolph Tidemand painting "Baptism of Christ." The original is in the Trinity Church in Oslo. Twin brothers Gudbrand and Bernt Morterud made ​​the surround. South of the farm buildings at Stormoen Mo was a former church. The place where the cemetery is now called Jurmo after the old name of the farm here (old Norwegian: Júgramór), which is named after the Jura river which flows into the Storsjoe. In the old churchyard, only the graves and stones again showing where the church stood. Stones from this church was used in the wall of the chapel is at the new cemetery in Mo. It was built in the 1930s. Probably the youngest Mo parish medieval Odalen, yet there is reason to believe that the first church in Mo was completed before the year 1200. This church must have been on the old church site. The church was the Catholic time devoted to St. Michael.
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