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St. Benedict Catholic Cathedral

St. Benedict Catholic Cathedral
St. Benedict Catholic Cathedral

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1320 Lincoln Ave
Evansville, IN 47714

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1927-8 Church is built


District: Lincolnshire
Latitude: 37.970320013969
Longitude: -87.54077911377
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Comments (1912) In 1927, construction begins on the new church In less than a year, the Lombard-Basilica style church was ready for occupancy. It was one of the largest structures in southern Indiana at the time. From floor to ceiling, it is 65 feet high with a seating capacity over 1,000 people. The church was quite impressive with its marble altar, huge pillars down each side of the church as well as the baldequino or canopy above the altar. completed 1928 largest church in city for years convent 1913 american 4square 1328 lincoln rectory 1921-22 classical revival 1312 lincoln school 1913-4 neoclassical 530 s harlan frank j schlotter designed by edward thole st benedict a new elem school completed 1953 school history

See also Churches / Religion Lincolnshire district

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