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Owensboro in Daviess County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Trinity Centre

 
 
Old Trinity Centre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
1. Old Trinity Centre Marker
Inscription.  Erected in 1875, this building is the oldest example of Gothic architecture in Western Kentucky. Served as Trinity Episcopal Church, oldest brick church building in Owensboro, until 1964, when it was occupied by The Cliff Hagan Boys Club. The property was acquired by the city of Owensboro, and, in 1973, the building was dedicated to be used as a community center.
 
Erected 1974 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1500.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 37° 46.289′ N, 87° 6.875′ W. Marker is in Owensboro, Kentucky, in Daviess County. Marker is at the intersection of West 5th Street and Ewing Court, on the right when traveling west on West 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 407 West 5th Street, Owensboro KY 42301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Stirman's Folly" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Trinity Centre Parking Area
Old Trinity Centre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 1, 2020
2. Old Trinity Centre Marker
(about 400 feet away); Confederate Congressional Medal of Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Graham Vest / "Tribute to a Dog" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wendell H. Ford (approx. 0.2 miles away); Medal of Honor Winners (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daviess Co. U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War (approx. ¼ mile away); Moneta J. Sleet, Jr. / Pulitzer Prize Winner (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Owensboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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