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Nashua, Iowa, The Little Brown Church in the Vale, Vintage Postcard

Nashua, Iowa, The Little Brown Church in the Vale, vintage postcard, historic photo

A vintage postcard of The Little Brown Church in the Vale, Nashua, Iowa. This historic postcard was mailed in 1913. This is the church building associated with the popular hymn, The Little Brown Church in the Vale by William S. Pitts. The church was built in 1860-1864 and is still standing and open to the public. It is located northeast of Nashua off of Highway 346 (270th Street).

"There's a church in the valley by the wildwood
No lovelier spot in the dale
No place is so dear to my childhood
As the little brown church in the vale

Nashua is in Chickasaw County, Iowa.

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