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St. Lucas Evangelical Church

St. Lucas Evangelical Church
St. Lucas Evangelical Church

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a.k.a. St. Lucas German Evangelical

a.k.a. St. Lucas Evangelical and Reformed

39 W Virginia St, originally 1100 E Virginia
Evansville, IN 47710

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1889-90 Church is built
c1920 Addition in rear
c1970 Offices added


Northeast corner of Baker Ave and Virginia St
District: North Main
Latitude: 37.982253082576
Longitude: -87.565584182739
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Style: Gothic Revival
Architect: Frank J Schlotter



evangelical and reformed? On July 14, 1889, Pastor Schmidt arrived in Evansville to lead a new congregation. On July 21 St. Lucas was born. Dedication of the sanctuary took place on April 20, 1890. St. Lucas continued to grow and the Sunday School Hall was dedicated on October 27, 1907. The 21 stained glass windows were bestowed on September 21, 1911.

In 1907 St Lucas Hall was built catercorner to the church

Addition in rear (north) replace chapel >1910 <1947

Offices? school? wing added right rear (east) >1962 1959 parsonage at 2500 e gum (existing home for sale)

See also

St Lucas UCC website
Daily Journal article - St Luke's Evangelical corner stone laying (10/13/1889) Churches / Religion North Main district

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