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First German Reformed Church

First German Reformed Church


First German Reformed Church

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107 N Elsas Ave
Evansville, IN

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1872 built
1903 closed, becomes print shop
c1920 razed


East side of Elsas Ave between Fifth St (Indiana) and Sixth St (Illinois), right of alley
District: North Main
Latitude: 37.978703
Longitude: -87.562297
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german reformed church previously at epsoffice first refomed church (german) The church was originally at old EPS offices at 7th and vine and moved out 1868 when sold to school. It used various locations including the Old Courthouse and Locust St Fire Stationtemporarily until built church 1872

organized may 2 1871/1874 frame building built fall 1872 At the new location the church adopted name First German Reformed Church german reformed church [1878-1890] reformed church in the US [1874]-[1877] dutch reformed church sometimes referred to as first evangelical reformed church 1900 first german reformed church 1902 first german evangelical reformed church 1884-9b 1st german reformed church 1895-41 1st german reformed church 1910-215 print shop 1962-215 utilities service dept (same bldg?) parsonage at 105 in 1895

first evangelical reformed The congregation folded in 1903 and the property later became a print shop

Razed by 1926 (not in sigeco pipe picture)


Contentious with second German Reformed church St Peters (now St Pauls UCC)

See also Churches / Religion North Main district

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