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Trinity Lutheran School

Trinity Lutheran School


Trinity Lutheran School

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a.k.a. German Evangelical Lutheran Trinity School

716 W Illinois St, formerly 421-5 E Illinois St
Evansville, IN

Quick Timeline

1894 School opens
c1955 School moves to building next to church
1957 Boys & Girls Club moves in
2009 Berry Plastics razes building


South side of Illinois St between First Ave and Oakley St
District: Lamasco
Latitude: 37.979157944259
Longitude: -87.574204802513
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preivously at site next to church Trinity Lutheran built a school three blocks east of the church. The building was dedicated September 30, 1894.

In 1913, the school was enlarged to meet the demand including a gymnasium and a cafeteria. addition in rear (south)

By 1955, the congregation had to decide to enlarge the building again, combine with other lutheran schools or build nearer the church. The school left the building after deciding to build next to the church, but it was not empty for long. The Boys & Girls Club opened its Evansville chapter in the school in 1957.

building added on to left (east)

In 2007 the Boys & Girls Club planned on moving to the east side near Lincoln School. The building was vacated in 2008 and razed June 2009 by Berry Plastics.

See also Schools / Education Lamasco district

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