Event will mark 200th anniversary of Amrine Settlement

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Pictured above is a painting of the church that once served the Amrine Settlement. On Sept. 2 a community event will honor the 200th anniversary of the settlement.
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Editor’s note: The following information is supplied by Lynne Hall, Union County Historical Society Board Member and Amrine Settlement 200th Committee Member.
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As a fast growing community with more than 20,000 citizens, it is time to pause for reflection and to honor the rugged pioneers who tamed the wild, forested territory in the early 1800s and made their homes in the Amrine Settlement, the first permanent settlement of the area.

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