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First Wesleyan

First Wesleyan


First Wesleyan

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1532 N Fulton Ave, formerly 2120 Fulton Ave
Evansville, IN

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1902 Church is built
1954 Church moves to First Ave


West side of Fulton Ave between Belt RR and Shanklin Ave
District: Blankenburg
Latitude: 37.992583
Longitude: -87.581201
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holiness mission church (wesleyan?) gospel mission church 2120 fulton [1910]-61 dedicated 1902 may as fulton ave mission church little baptist church at uhlhorn and devon moved to site (trinity g b) ne corner devon and uhlhorn 1897 trinity general baptist? placed on piers and a had a foot bridge connecting out to the street nicknamed "wharf-boat" and "noah's ark" (later filled in) fulton avenue mission

organized into apostolic holiness mission 1914

International holiness church holiness mission church 2120 fulton ave [1922] international holiness church fulton ave sw cor Shanklin Av [1922]

renamed first pilgrim holiness 1922

1937 basement was built under church, 1938 auditorium added

first pilgrim holiness church 1532 n fulton [1940] first pilgrim holiness moves to first ave (3360n) 1954 built c1900 >1902 <1910 not in 1902 cd or 1895 sanborn 1532 N Fulton Ave, formerly 2120 Fulton Ave Gospel Mission Church 1910-61 just n of belt RR bought by Ohio Oil Co, church and parsonage scheduled to be razed and a gas station built 1954 provision to stay in church until 3/1/55 when new church completed gone by 1962 (gas sta)

See also

Press article - First Pilgrim Holiness new church (11/12/1954) Churches / Religion Blankenburg district

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