Alexandria

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Alexandria Baptist Church Methodist Episcopal Church,
 Alexandria, 1908
Methodist Episcopal Church,
 Alexandria, c. 1910

 

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St. Mary's Church,
c. 1910
St. Mary's Church
and Rectory, 1935
St. Mary's Church,
The Parish Hall, 1935
  These two 1935 pictures are from an article by Joshua Lange in the
Summer 2007  issue of Northern Kentucky Heritage, which also
has an extended history of St. Mary's.
St. Mary's history is online at their website, here.

Rev. Paul Ryan's history of St. Mary's is here.

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Alexandria, Kentucky

Alexandria, Kentucky

St. Paul's Lutheran Church,
July 12,1909

St. Paul's Lutheran Church,

message on the card on the left: “Mrs. Hester Loughnan, Peru, Indiana.  Well Mrs.  Loughnan as I promised you I would keep you informed whare I was roaming around at. This is a picture of the church whare we attend the funeral of the minister that married us six years ago.  He was buried Sunday. Blanche.”

“Rev. Hemerle, pastor of the German Lutheran Church at Alexandria, KY., has been
 forced to resign his charge on account of preaching too much Democratic doctrine.”
from Maysville's Evening Bulletin, December 14, 1892

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A split in the Lutheran Church in 1867, here.

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“Alexandria, in Kenton county, has five bar-rooms and six churches, and a
correspondent complains that the bar-rooms attract a better attendance on Sunday
than the churches.” Courier-Journal, June 30,1874

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“A few days since, while a bridal ceremony was being performed at the Methodist church in Alexandria, Campbell county, a crow flew into the building, and after circling around the bridal party three or four times, with an incessant caw, it departed.” Courier-Journal, December 9, 1868

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The first Catholic Church in Cincinnati was built in 1819 in Alexandria and rafted to Cincinnati.  Read the story here.

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