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Crawfordsville First Presbyterian Church


Source: Crawfordsville Star, Aug 11, 1881 p 1

David Jones has been awarded the contract for the building of the new First Presbyterian Church. He gest $11,000 for the work and the old church edifice or aobut $12,000. He will commence to tear down and remove the old building next week.

Source: Crawfordsville Star, Aug 11, 1881 p 1

The ladies of the First Presbyterian Church will give a supper at the church on Friday evening to which they invite all to attend, as this will be the last social in the old church building. Supper will be served from 5 til 9 o'clock. Admission, 25 cents. No extras.

Title: History of the Local Presbyterian Church

Description: This picture is a collage of three newspaper photos that represent different stages of buildings used by the Presbyterian in Crawfordsville. The picture on the far left reads, "Center Church - Corner Washington and Pike Streets. On the site of the present Joel Block, built in 1840, removed in 1880." The picture in the center's caption reads, "Wabash Avenue Presbyterian Church - Corner of Wabash Avenue and Washington n Streets." The picture on the right's caption reads, "First Presbyterian Church - Corner Water and Pike Streets. Built in 1852, remodeled in 1882." These articles were published in the Crawfordsville Journal on 1924-03-21 for the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of Montgomery County. Also included on the back of the photo is a copy of the article about the centennial of the Presbyterian Church in Crawfordsville (it is too long to be placed here).

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