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Old Jefferson Ave Church

Old Jefferson Ave Church


Old Jefferson Ave Church

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123 Jefferson Ave
Evansville, IN

Quick Timeline

1875 Church is built
1889 Becomes Jefferson Ave Cumberland Presbyterian Church
1907 Church is forced to move out to new site
2008 Church building is razed


Jefferson Ave between Putnam and Campbell (Judson), next to alley
District: Washington
Latitude: 37.961145
Longitude: -87.562612
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Style: Gothic Revival



listed c1875 cumberland presbyterian mission church in IR 1874 mission church of First Cumberland first in area jan 6 1889 loses Mission status as a second cumberland presbyterian with help of First Cumberland first cumberland church originally 123 jefferson jefferson ave cumberland church in 1889 jeff ave between putnam and campbell sunday school room in rear built >1895 <1910

After a merger between the Presbyterian and Cumberland Presbyterian churches, the congragation was forced to move to a new location in 1907 up Jefferson Ave. Simply Jefferson Ave Presbyterian church

134 Jefferson Ave. Mission Presbyterian S. Side of Jefferson Ave tween Putnam & Campbell 1877 - 1902 Jefferson 135 Jefferson Ave. Mission Presbyterian S. Side of Jefferson Ave tween Putnam & Campbell 1876 Jefferson 137 Jefferson Ave.Church Presbyterian 123 - 125 Jefferson Ave. 1903 - 1907 Jefferson 139 Jefferson Ave.Church Presbyterian 123 - 125 Jefferson Avenue 1908 - 1910 Jefferson Builds new church 1912 on Washington Ave and would become the Washington Ave Presbyterian Church

addition built in rear of school (west) behind 119-21 jefferson >1910 <1962

assembly of god [1940][1962] bethesda temple 1975-1983 macedonia baptist?

The church was razed in March 2008 and a period-appropriate habitat house is now on the site.

See also

Press article - 75th anniversary and history (1/4/1964) Churches / Religion Washington district

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