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Wednesday, June 20th, 2007
Photo by Shelley Grieshop/The Daily Standard

A worker removes part of a sling that helped support an 11,000-pound steel cross, which was erected on the grounds of the Spiritual Center of Maria Stein on Tuesday. The cost of the landmark structure and its placement on a small island pond along the driveway to the center was donated by center board members and area businessmen. The new, 50-foot tall structure is expected to be a well-visited spot this weekend during the Maria Stein Country Fest.

Related online story:
MARIA STEIN - A new 50-foot tall steel cross erected Tuesday was built as a spiritual landmark for generations to come.
The 11,000-pound cross, mad [More]
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