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St. Johnís Evanglical Church

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, May 19, 2017
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Inscription.
St. Johnís Evanglical Church
German congregation founded, 1843. The first local church to join Evangelical Church Society of the West, 1856, pioneer of Evangelical Synod of North America. Hosted first general conference of Society 1859, at church on Hancock Street built, 1848. Maintained school, 1849-1882; from 1869, in schoolhouse on site of present Parish Hall.
Dedicated to memory of Rev. Theodore S. Schlundt, D.D.


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St. Johnís Evanglical Church
Cornerstone laying for present Gothic structure, June 24, 1866. Completion and dedication were in October, 1867. English services begun, 1893. Longest of the pastorates was held 1936-67 by the Rev. Theodore S. Schlundt, D.D. Denominational mergers in 1934 and 1957 brought present membership in The United Church of Christ.
Dedicated to memory of Rev. Theodore S. Schlundt, D.D.

 
Erected 1975 by Kentucky Historical Society ∑ Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1546.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 15.215′ N, 85° 44.425′ W. Marker is in Louisville
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By Michael Herrick, May 19, 2017
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, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of E Market Street and S Clay Street, on the right when traveling west on E Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 633 E Market Street, Louisville KY 40202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Edison Butchertown House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Catherine Spalding / St. Vincent Orphanage and Infirmary (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lincoln Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lincolnís Ties To Kentucky (approx. 0.6 miles away); Slavery Laws In Old Kentucky/Site of Arterburn Brothers Slave Pens (approx. 0.6 miles away); Birth of Truth In Advertising (approx. 0.6 miles away); Second African Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Louisville Slugger Bat (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Also see . . .  St. John United Church of Christ. (Submitted on June 17, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
St. Johnís Evanglical Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 19, 2017
3. St. Johnís Evanglical Church Marker
St. Johnís Evanglical Church image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 19, 2017
4. St. Johnís Evanglical Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 17, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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