Edinburg, North Dakota: Odalen Cross - Where Church Burned

80-foot cross and monument marks where historic church burnt down in 2007. Cross lit at night.

123rd Ave. NE, Edinburg, ND
From Edinburg, take Walsh County 9 six miles west. Turn right/north onto 123rd Ave NE. After approx. 1/2 mi., turn right into the Odalen area.
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Odalen Cross - Where Church Burned

On the site of what was the Odalen Lutheran Church now stands a monument to the faith of the settlers who came to this area. Standing where the altar once did is an 80-foot cross. There are also remnants of the church reclaimed from the ashes of a fire in 2007.

A granite memorial declares "To God Be The Glory."

[Christopher, 02/03/2010]

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