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Cedar Rapids home to first mosque

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Cedar Rapids was home to the first-ever mosque in the United States.

The Mother Mosque of America, once known as the Rose of Fraternity Lodge and also known as the Mosque Temple, in the longest-standing mosque in North America.

It was built in 1934.

For more on the Mother Mosque you can visit these links: http://mothermosque.org/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_Mosque_of_America

 

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