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THE PICTURE OF THE ESTONIAN CHURCH FEATURING A NATIVE AMERICAN AND THE AMERICAN FLAG EXPLAINED

There is much confusion about the image of the Estonian Church featuring a native American and the American Flag. Many viewers of our Facebook Page have wondered of just what does this signify and mean? Finally an explanation: Several centuries ago, the land, the First Estonian Church was built on was Menomenee’s and Ho Chunk…

Documentary Land of Soul “Hingemaa” airs on ETV this February


In a forgotten countryside, six hours drive from Chicago, near Gleason village there is an alley called Estonian Church Road. In the end of this alley or more like a road between fields there stands a little wooden church and an abandoned graveyard allegedly with a dozen graves next to it. This building with a…

Gleason Area Hosts Estonian Rock Legend Tõnis Mägi

GLEASON AREA HOSTS ESTONIAN ROCK LEGEND TÕNIS MÄGI

Nearly 150 visitors including Estonian-Americans from around the U.S and Canada, converged on the Gleason area on Saturday evening, for the much anticipated “Hingemaa” or “Land of Soul” concert by Estonian rock legend Tõnis Mägi,and his wife, singer/acrtess Kärt Johanson. The concert was a fund raising effort to restore a once abandoned 108-year-old Estonian church,…

Historic Estonian Church gets Renovated

The Estonian Evangelical Martin Luther Church is the first Estonian church built in the United States, and today it stands as the only one in the state. Built in 1907, the building has fallen into extreme disrepair. But thanks to a group of Estonians from Chicago, it won’t look that way for long. The team has volunteered to spend their Summer working to restore the church…

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