Crawfordsville Christian Church
In 1826 four miles SW of Crawfordsville, a young Tennessee-born minister, Michael Coombs and his wife held church for those who loved Christianity. He held church there from 1826 (June) until 1833 when a small 40x60' church was built at the corner of Wabash and Walnut 1888. By 1889, the present building was erected. A chapel, basement rooms and educational facilities were added. Rev. Paul E. Million was one of the longest-timed ministers from1947-1962. See photo at top or click on the name Christian Church to see pic of the church. - corner of Wabash Avenue and Walnut Street. New minister, Peter (wife Abigail) Harper came in May 2014.
Crawfordsville Christian -- Source: Crawfordsville Star Jan 10, 1889 p 1
Myers & Swan, brick contractors, finished work on the new Christian Church yesterday. This is something never before known in this county of men laying brick so late as this time of the year, the greater part of the work being done since frost.
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