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First Christian Church

First Christian Church


First Christian Church

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300 Blackford Ave, formerly 100 Blackford Ave, formerly 1125 Upper 4th St
Evansville, IN

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1900 Church moves from old location
1927 Calvary Baptist
1960 Torn down for new Calvary Baptist


North side of Blackford Ave between 3rd St and 4th St
District: Washington
Latitude: 37.963898
Longitude: -87.566158
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In March 1899, the Christian Church bought land at the corner of 3rd St and Blackford Ave and began building in Spring 1900. The church moved from the old location when the new church was dedicated September 16, 1900. 46 Christian Church Christian Corner 3rd ST & Blackford Ave. 1901 - 1907 Blackford 1910

now site of calvary not around 1895 (houses) calvary baptist 3rd and parrett and blackford V first christian church 1910-174 100 blackford ave first christian church 1922

Later bethel church (postcard c1913 per willard site, not bethel evangelical/ucc, new bethel baptist church (colored)?) nickname?

in 1927 calvary baptist moved from old church at blackford and garvin

educational unit built in rear (808 se 3rd) 1949 education building built early 1950s/dedicated 1949

demolished for new building 1960 new church sanctuary built early 1960s torn down for new sanctuary built on same site

See also

Press article - Calvary Baptist building to fall (5/6/1960) Churches / Religion Washington district

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