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Forest Hills Baptist

Forest Hills Baptist
Forest Hills Baptist

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2800 Hartmetz Ave, originally 17 Hartmetz Ave
Evansville, IN

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1928 Forest Hill Baptist is built
1955 School building added along Sonntag
1969 Rebuilt


Southwest corner of Hartmetz Ave and Sonntag Ave (Oak Dr)
District: Forest Hills
Latitude: 37.973029
Longitude: -87.608766
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Originally Forest Hill Baptist forest hills baptist founded 1917 as mission school of First Baptist Church met in School No 8 / Rheinlander School known as emanuel church

1921 purchased lots renamed forest hills baptist church met on Ingleside School A temporary church 1923-5 built tablernacle on Oak and Hartmetz

1927 met in Reitz while new church was built cornerstone forest hill baptist church nov 28 1928 dedicated 1 26 1930

In the late 1940s the church was bricked and columns were added changing its exterior

An educational unit was added 1955 in the rear fronting Sonntag. It was dedicated Feb 26, 1956

A new sanctuary was built in 1969 adjacent to the old one. Once completed, the old church building was torn down for a new office suite. The new Forest Hills Baptist was dedicated April 12, 1970.

See also

Forest Hills Baptist website Churches / Religion Forest Hills district

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