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Protestant Churches North Carolina Charlotte

Hawthorne Lane Methodist Church

Hawthorne Lane Methodist Church was officially founded in 1915. The land for the church was donated by the Oakhurst Land Company. B. D. Heath (1849-1919) was the President of the company and a leading developer in the Elizabeth area.  Famed architect, Louis Asbury designed the church which included an auditorium, a Sunday School auditorium and classrooms. The total coast of the church at the time was $38,119. The first service was held in the new building on  December 3, 1916.

St. Mark's Lutheran Church (interior)

Stain glass image in St. Mark's Lutheran Church on Queens Road. Founded in 1859, the church was once located in uptown Charlotte. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Unknown

St. Mark's Lutheran Church

St. Mark's Lutheran Church and the R.E. Miller residence were located in the 400 block of North Tryon Street. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: S H Kress

Covenant Presbyterian Church

Covenant Presbyterian Church was formed in June 1947 with the merger of two churches, Second Presbyterian (organized 1873) and Westminster Presbyterian Church (organized 1897). Covenant is considered to be one of the finest examples of Gothic Revival architecture in the United States. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: S H Kress

First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church in Charlotte was organized in 1832. Originally a small church, this building was replaced on November 17, 1895 with this impressive structure. It is located at the corners of West Trade and Church Streets. It is one of the largest churches in the uptown area. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: International Post Card Company

Covenant Presbyterian Church

Covenant Presbyterian Church was formed in June 1947 with the merger of two churches, Second Presbyterian (organized 1873) and Westminster Presbyterian Church (organized 1897). Covenant is considered to be one of the finest examples of Gothic Revival architecture in the United States. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Aerial Photography Services, Inc.

Second Presbyterian Church

Second Presbyterian Church was located at 214 North Tryon Street. It was founded in 1873. The church merged in 1947 with Westminster Presbyterian Church to form Covenant Presbyterian Church. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Unknown

Dilworth United Methodist Church

Dilworth United Methodist Church went by a number of different names after it was founded in the late 1800s. In 1926, the church moved to East Boulevard into a large Gothic designed edifice. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: E. C. Kropp Company

Five Presbyterian Churches

Postcard features images of Westminster Presbyterian, Second Presbyterian, Steele Creek Presbyterian, Myers Park Presbyterian and First Presbyterian Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Curteichcolor

First Methodist Church

The First Methodist Church formed in 1927 with the merger of Tryon Street Methodist and Trinity Methodist. This particular building was completed in 1927 at a cost between $8000,000 and $900,000. It houses a four-manual organ, tower chimes, a 1560 seat auditorium and a educational building. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Genuine Curteich