Day 342 - New Windsor
New Windsor’s inhabitants are largely of Swedish ancestry Calvary Lutheran Church, 121 Meridian Street (309-667-2415), was organized in 1869 and the church building constructed in 1876. Of nineteenth-century Gothic-Revival style in vertical board-and-batten construction, the church boasts an impressively tall steeple. The altar bears the inscription, Helig, Helig, Helig (Holy Holy, Holy).
New Windsor suffered a fire in 1898, but the Opera House in the east business block survived. At the northeast corner of Main and Fifth is the brick mercantile building, dated 1911.
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