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Kingsley Methodist

Kingsley Methodist


Kingsley Methodist

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Formerly 924 Upper 8th St
Evansville, IN

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c1869 Church is built as mission of Trinity Methodist
1908 Congregation merges with Bayard Park Methodist
Central Turners move in
1913 Torn down to build new Turner Hall


Northeast corner of 8th and Gum (Cross)
Latitude: 37.967774
Longitude: -87.562382
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formed as a sister church by Trinity Methodist 1868 previously known as trinity city mission procured a lot corner of 8th and gum dedicated 1869 141 Kingsley ME Church Methodist Corner of 8th and Cross (Gum) Streets 1871 - 1907 8th remodeled and englarged 1895 (completed dec) different sanborn footprints

The Kingley Methodist congregation disbanded in 1908 and was later absorbed into Bayard Park Methodist. That same year, the Central Turners, which was organized in 1853 and had met in various rented locations, bought the church. The used the building as the Central Turner Hall as a school and gym.

In 1913, they tore down the old church building and erected their new Turner Hall

See also Churches / Religion district

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