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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

The old church will get its steeple back

Written September 3rd, 2021 by Hasso Hering

As you would expect, the former Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Albany looks kind of stunted without its little steeple.


The last days to see this historic site

Written August 24th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

These are the last days of  Albany’s former Cumberland Presbyterian Church at its historic site. So if you want to refresh your memories of how it fit into the neighborhood, better take a look before it’s too late.


Cumberland move: Steeple will go first

Written August 12th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Cumberland group has a date for big move

Written July 10th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

If everything goes according to plan, the historic former Cumberland Church in Albany will be moved on Thursday, Sept. 2.


Cumberland move gets Landmarks’ OK

Written October 7th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

The Albany Landmarks Commission Wednesday unanimously approved a plan to move — and thereby save — the historic Cumberland Church.


Moving that church: Is there no alternative?

Written October 2nd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

The Albany city planning staff has concluded that there’s no “prudent or feasible” alternative to the proposed move of the historic Cumberland Church. Really?


Cumberland: A center in search of events?

Written September 19th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Since at least February 2014, the Albany City Council has been trying to get rid of the historic Cumberland Church it bought for $150,000 20 years ago. Now this may finally get done, but if the plan works, it’s going to cost private donors around a million dollars or more.


 
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