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"Fourth Avenue Presbyterian Church, Louisville KY"
card mailed in 1910
4th & Kentucky

This 1910 view is of the predecessor to the present ca1930 Central Presbyterian Church at the same location. There were once five Presbyterian Churches in the neighborhood.  Of the others, the Stuart Robinson Memorial Presbyterian Church at Sixth and Magnolia, built in 1891, is now a private home, the church at First and Ormsby now belongs to another denomination, the Warren Memorial at 4th and Broadway and the Second Presbyterian Church at 2nd and Broadway were demolished in the late 1950s. 

The city has long been a stronghold of the Presbyterian Church.  Today, Louisville is the headquarters of the Presbyterian Church, USA.

 

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