On Google maps it shows the town of Wildwood south-west of Indian River, I could not resist taking a drive to see what’s there. I found a few houses, and this old church with a blue round stained glass window, with a white star in the center. I thought it looked like Captain America’s shield, and while I was thinking that, my son who was with me said, ” it looks like Captain America’s church” Looking at the undisturbed grass surrounding the old church, I would say the church is no longer being used for worship. I could not find a lot of info on Wildwood other than it started out 1882, originally called Mentor Corners, but the named changed to Wildwood in 1884. I am not sure why the name changed, but I like it better, It sounds like the name of a town in an old western movie. I can only assume over time the trees in the area were cut for lumber, and once they were gone, the mill moved and a few people remained to farm the land. This old church looks to be standing along side the road waiting for someone to remember the town again.
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