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College Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church (Greencastle, Putnam County, Ind.) records

Identifier: LOC-2010-0066

Collection Statement

Cornerstone box contents and other records of of College Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church.


  • 1879 - 1940


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright interests for this collection are held by DePauw University.

Historical Sketch

The cornerstone was laid on August 25, 1879 for what was to become the College Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church. Designed by the Indianapolis architectural firm of Huebner and Miller and constructed under the direction of local contractor James H. Allison, the new building was erected on the site of the old County Seminary at the southeast corner of College Avenue and Seminary Street. The first service in the new church was held on Christmas Eve, 1879. The building was completed February 22, 1880 and the dedication held on Sunday, February 24, 1880 with an address by Bishop Thomas Bowman.


0.215 Cubic Feet (1 document case; 16 volumes)

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See also:

Methodist Bound Volume 145: College Avenue History, Members, Baptisms, Marriages, etc. 1880-1885 [Microfilm, #362]

Greencastle Gobin Memorial UMC collection

BX 8248.I6 F76 1989 From Frontier Circuit to Urban Church: A History of Greencastle Methodism by Clifton Phillips, 1989

DC 110, folder 11: Lemuel Murlin "Church Union, College Avenue and Locust Street"

Meth. Rec. v.f. Mary Brown "College Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church History"

DC 2126 Six pieces of china with College Avenue M.E. on it UM 92 20, 997.02.01 997.02.06

Martha Ridpath and her Sunday School Class: J.O. Cammack Collection, DC 1443

Director of Greencastle District, N.W. Indiana Conference 1872 92, in Detzler papers, MC 45

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism Repository

Roy O. West Library
11 East Larrabee Street
Greencastle Indiana 46135 United States