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Salem Evangelical

Salem Evangelical
Salem Evangelical

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a.k.a. Salem German Evangelical

a.k.a. German Evangelical Association (Salem)

728 Court St.
Evansville, IN

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1853 New Salem German Evangelical church is built
1873 Remodeled
1923 Hall is built in rear of church
1959 Church relocates
Becomes Central General Baptist
>1977 River City Eagles


West corner of 8th and Division (Court)
District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.97632061946
Longitude: -87.569022774696
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Style: Prairie School



german evangelical association (salem) salem evangelical built 1853 dedicated apr 2 dedicated april 1853 remodeled rebuilt 1873 still around 1900 174 Salem German Ev. German Ev. Corner 8th and Division Streets 1901 Court 171 Salem German Ev. Evangelical Corner of 8th and Division Streets 1863 - 1878 Court 172 Salem German Ev. Evangelical Corner of 8th and Division Streets 1880 - 1904 Court 173 Salem German Ev. Evangelical Corner of 8th and Division Streets 1905 - 1909 Court 170 Salem Evangelical Evangelical Division on NW corner of Lower 8th Street 1858 & 1910 Court originally? 17 Allbright Church Dunkards NW Corner of 8th & Division 1860 - 1861 Court

In 1923 the S.S. Hall is built in the rear of church along 8th St replacing the old school/rectory church renamed First Evangelical

Becomes First Evangelical United Brethren church 1946 after merger between evangelical and united brethren

as church became surrounded by factories it was decided to move church to sherman and olmstead /van dusen ground breaking 1958 moved soon after

In 1959 becomes Central General Baptist Church. final service aug 1977

bought by physician

River City Eagles Club

Fraternal Order of Eagles moved c2009 to Franklin St (old Hooks) C2009 Recently bought and now being remodeled into apartments.

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