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Awesome sunset adds luster to Courthouse Square landmarks

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 6 December 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos By Tom Rivers

ALBION – It was breathtaking sunset today around 5 p.m. I took several photos of the churches around Courthouse Square as the sky changed colors and grew more intense.

The top photo shows St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (Holy Family Parish) at left with First Baptist Church towering even higher at right.

The seven churches by the courthouse are part of a district named to the National Register of Historic Places.

The Pullman Memorial Universalist Church

The First Presbyterian Churh, looking through columns at the Orleans County Courthouse

The Albion First United Methodist Church at left and Albion Free Methodist Church at right (the first Free Methodist church in the world)

Christ Episcopal Church in back at left with a Christmas tree in front (on the Courthouse lawn)

Here is one of the Orleans County Courthouse, the focal point of the historic district.