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Liberty General Baptist

Liberty General Baptist
Liberty General Baptist

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a.k.a. Howell Baptist

1520 Delmar Ave, formerly 122 Delmar Ave
Evansville, IN 47712

Quick Timeline

1916 New church replaces old building
1955 Addition is built

Location

Northeast Corner of Rose St (Delmar Ave) and Signal (Emerson) St
District: Howell
Latitude: 37.959641
Longitude: -87.61245
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Architecture

Style: Neoclassical
Architect: Clifford Shopbell & Co


History

old church built 1891 on same site (parsonage built at same time) liberty general baptist in howell (now howell general bapt) 2nd in city founded oct 5 1823 log structure in 1880 atlas just off old henderson rd general baptist church, howell west of carpenter creek 60 yards south of present state highway previously electric and rose 1892-1894 1895-present streets Renamed 1901 ne corner signal and rose (howell) [1900] 1520 delmar howell general baptist

general baptists of the west preacher benoni stinson founded oct 1823 in perry twp (split from new hope united baptist church founded prev yr) liberty baptist church of christ moved soon after to small log church german twp for a short while built 1857 henderson rd (1 mile from city limits) (edmunds)

additional classrooms added 1955 and 1976 91 General Baptist Church Baptist NE Corner Electric & Rose Ave. in Howell 1892 - 1894 92 General Baptist Church Baptist NE Corner Signal & Rose Ave. in Howell 1895 - 1900 93 General Baptist Church Baptist NE Corner Emerson St. & Delmar Ave. in Howell 1901 - 1905 94 General Baptist Church Baptist 120 Delmar Avenue in Howell 1905 - 1910

Howell Baptist purchased Old Daniel Wertz property. Razed school and now has storage facility


Comments

Founder Benoni Stinson was buried in a plot that was later engulfed by Howell Yards. Upset church members later erected fitting memorial on side of building


See also

HistoricEvansville.com: Churches / Religion
HistoricEvansville.com: Howell district

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