|Florence Christian, 1930||Florence Methodist, on Banklick Street|
Elizabeth Goodridge Nestor's Florence Christian Church is here. (pdf)
|The above image of Florence Christian shows the church built in 1835, and eventually torn down in 1964. There was a prior log cabin, originally from 1831, but is rumored to have been burned down by “two disgruntled females.”|
OMG! They're letting a woman preach in Florence! Here.
Main Street, looking south
The Presbyterian Church, on the left, was next to the town hall.
The church closed c. WWI, and the building was sold in 1920.
|Grace Episcopal, by Caroline Williams||Florence Methodist,
by Caroline Williams, 1950
|The back of this one says
“Lutheran Church, then Cinema,
on Main street next to town hall.”
Hopeful Lutheran Dedication, November 11, 1917
Rev. Wilford Butt's 1956 history of
Hopeful Lutheran's history from its
|Hopeful Lutheran's congregation dates back to 1806.
Consider how old that is.
Hopeful Lutheran's stained glass. Read about the stained glass here. (pdf)
Hopeful Lutheran. Image on left is 1930
“John W. Aylor of Gunpowder once saved a great loss at Hopeful Church by
|Original St. Paul Church||Original St. Paul Auditorium||Original St. Paul School||Second St. Paul Church|
|These four pictures created and posted by Ms. Ariana Spencer|
|Rev. Paul Ryan's history of St. Paul is here.|
Mrs. Blanche Beemon's History of Florence Baptist is here. (pdf)
Florence Church of Christ
on the east side of US 42 and Weaver Road