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Former Second Presbyterian Church - New Albany, Indiana
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 17.068 W 085° 49.179
16S E 603231 N 4238036
Quick Description: Historic former Presbyterian church in New Albany, Indiana.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 2/3/2009 8:29:21 PM
Waymark Code: WM5QVD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 8

Long Description:
This church building was built from 1849-52 for the 2nd Presbyterian congregation. The church was was known as the Town Clock Church was a known as a landmark by river pilots along the Ohio River. The church was also known for its open "secret" as a station along the Underground Railroad. The small openings and rooms in the dirt basement of the church remain as they did when fugitive slaves hid while seeking safety in the north.

The church was sold to the Second Baptist Church in 1889. The building continues to serve the congregation of the Second Baptist Church.
Presbyterian Denomination: Unknown

Status: Converted to other use

Address:
300 E Main St
New Albany, Indiana u
47150


Date Built: 1849

Architect: Not listed

Relevant Web Site: Not listed

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