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Heart Prairie Methodist Episcopal Church
The Second Norwegion American Methodist Espiscopal Church In The World. Established Between October 2,1851 And June 26,1853 By A Settlement Of Immigrants From The Parish Of Holla {Holden},In Telemark, Norway. Built On Lands Donated By Christopher Steenson and His Family. Rev. Christian Willerup, Circuit Rider, Out Of Cambridge,WI. Was The First Minister. Ministers Developed From This Congregation Were Rev. Christopher Steenson Annd His Son, Rev. Steen H. Steenson. Who Become A Missionary To Norway. Rev. Christopher Steenson And His Two Sisters. Ann Steenson Kestol And Caroline Steenson Johnson Are Buried Here With Their Families And Other Early Church Members.

Presented Through The Efforts Of Decendants Of Decendants Of The First Members Of This Chursch.


July 18.1991

Added by: Straws-Sween
8/08/2004

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