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Alexandeer Young co-pastored with Monmouth College president David Wallace at First Presbyterian Church, which stood on the northwest corner of Broadway and B Street. The congregation moved to a new stone church on the corner of Broadway and North Second Street in 1890.

Scottish immigrant helped establish Presbyterian seminary in Monmouth

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The Rev. Alexander Young was 45 when this photograph was taken in Monmouth in 1860.
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The Young family residence stood at 700 East Broadway. It was replaced in 1912 by a Tudor-style brick residence which now houses the Monmouth College office of admission.

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Editor and historian for Monmouth College. Avid researcher of western Illinois history for 40 years. FB and Twitter. jrankin@monmouthcollege.edu

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