Gleanings from "The Kinmundy Express"

Newspaper gleanings from our Hometown Newspaper

(Oct. 1904 - 1959)


"The Kinmundy Express"

(1914-2005) is now on!



Photos &  Plats of local Cemeteries



Photos & Histories of churches in Alma, Foster, Kinmundy, Meacham, & Omega townships



Historical Photos of area Businesses, Residences, Fires, Railroad & Depots, Parks & Lakes, plus Histories our area Towns & Townships



Photos of Families, Clubs/Organizations,   Soldiers & Veterans, Kinmundy Centennial & Sesquicentennial, Homecoming & Parades, Farming, Bob Ford portraits from the 1960s-70s



Area Neighbors write about Growing Up and Living in the Kinmundy-Alma area



Photos & Histories of Kinmundy & Alma area schools including complete yearbook listings and pictures from the one-room schoolhouses




All about Kinmundy's own Pioneer Village, this includes historical articles and photos



Links to other Kinmundy-Alma area websites


Churches around

Kinmundy & Alma


  Alma Christian Church




Alma United Methodist Church




     Brown Christian Church




Greenridge Church




    Kinmundy Christian Church




    Kinmundy United Pentecostal Church




Kinmundy First United Methodist Church




                    Lovell Grove (1880) Christian Church (Omega twp.)



Meacham Baptist Church (Meacham twp.)



Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church



St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Kinmundy

(formerly St. Philomena)




Wesley United Methodist Church




Churches from our Past



Arnold Chapel Methodist Church (Foster twp.)




Baptist Churches in Kinmundy



Bee Branch Methodist Church (Omega twp.)



Brubaker Baptist Church (Alma twp.)




Calvary Missionary Baptist Church (Alma twp.)



Kinmundy Methodist Episcopal Church South



Kinmundy's Cumberland Presbyterian Church / Church of God



Liberty Primitive Baptist Church (Alma, IL)



Mt. Carmel / Oak Park / "Frog Pond" (Omega twp.)



North Fork Cumberland Presbyterian Church

(Foster twp.)



 Omega Presbyterian Church (Omega twp.)



Shanghai Church (Kinmundy twp.)



Shiloh Church (Omega twp.)





Siloam Church (Omega twp.)




More Churches to come!  Please share any information that you have, and we'll be happen to include it!


    We are looking for photos of people and/or places from around Kinmundy & Alma.  Can you help? Or maybe you have stories or memories from the "Good Old Days"?  What do YOU remember?

        The Kinmundy Historical Society would be honored to preserve your memories and stories.  We also have the equipment to scan (or copy) your photos so that they may be enjoyed now as well as for generations yet to come!

        We would love to hear from you!  For more information, please contact:        

   Dolores (Ford) Mobley –

          208 Joan Dr.; Divernon, IL  62530; (217) 625-7527


            Gladys (Corrie) See –

                        408 S. Washington St.; Kinmundy, IL 62854; (618) 547-7731

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