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Now A Church, Kimball's Log Cabin Was A Star-Spangled Spot For Vets

Today known as the E-Free Church, the Log Cabin building was constructed in 1946 for veterans but has served many valuable purposes for the city of Kimball.

Located at 101 S Walnut St., the building known as the Log Cabin was built for such veterans as the American War Dads and those in the American Legion. It was a recreational place for servicemen.

In 1946, the 105-foot-long and 65-foot-wide building was estimated to cost $20,000, with $12,000 raised "by popular subscription." The facility had 12-foot ceilings and an L-shaped basement with 7-foot ceilings.

Within a few short years, the cente...