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Bayard Park Methodist

Bayard Park Methodist
Bayard Park Methodist

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800 E Blackford Ave, originally 900 E Blackford
Evansville, IN

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1910 Church built to serve growing east side
1917 Addition on side
1937 Merges with 4th St Church
1950 Church moves to new building on Lincoln and is renamed Methodist Temple
Church of Nazerene takes over building
<1993 Mt Zion Baptist


Northeast corner of Evans Ave and Blackford Ave
District: Bayard Park
Latitude: 37.963976345892
Longitude: -87.552393078804
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Bayard Park Methodist was organized in 1910 when members of Trinity Methodist started new parish in the expanding east side. IR says 1908

An addition was built to north (school) 1917

Church joined with the dwindling 4th St ME Church.

Delayed by the war, construction on the new site on outer Lincoln began. The church sold building November 14, 1947 to Church of Nazarene, to be occupied on January 1950. The congregation finally moved when the new church was complete and was renamed Methodist Temple.

bayard park church of the nazarene occupied the building from 1950 until 1977 moved from unitarian church 7th and walnut also called first church of the nazarene (moved to 8100 newburgh rd)

Now mt zion baptist/zion mb church

See also Churches / Religion Bayard Park district

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