St. Anthony’s (Roman Catholic) Church

The first Catholic priest to officiate at Moline was Father Allemann, of Rock Island, in 1857. He held services at different places outside of his regular parish, at Moline, Hampton, and other points. In 1858 the church was built in Moline.

Source: Historic Rock Island County, pub. Kramer & Company, Rock Island, Illinois, 1908

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