Ludlow Churches

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The original St. James met in what was the Armory Hall on Carneal Street starting in 1887

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St. James, Ludlow
Originally, the English speaking Catholic Church in Ludlow
This church opened in 1904.

 

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St. Boniface, Ludlow, before 1915, 
at the corner of Church and Adela, the little building to the right held a German language school.
Early German immigrants wanted their children to retain the German language, believing "Language Saves Faith."

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Rev. Paul Ryan's History of St. Boniface from 1949 is here.
His History of Ludlow's St. James is here.

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St. Boniface after Tornado of July 7, 1915
Northern Kentucky Views has a full page of damage from this tornado, here.

 

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Sts. Boniface and James, c. 1986
304 Oak Street

 

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Ludlow Christian,
1910
Ludlow Christian interior

 

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Ludlow Christian
from 1851 to 1894
s.e. corner of Elm and Locust
First Christian Church 
Corner of Elm and Locust Streets
George A. Jones, Minister
A history of Ludlow Christian is here(pdf)

 

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  1912 1939
First Baptist Church, Ludlow, Kentucky

 

Wesley Methodist

Ludlow's Wesley Methodist Church
a sketch by Caroline Williams

 

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Wesley M. E. Church, Ludlow, 1909 
to Mr. Robt. Rouse, Erlanger, KY, R.F.D 8/1/09 
Things are coming my way. May stop again Sat 
night. I talked to her last night and there was 
a great change to be noticed. For the better. E.A.R.
Ludlow M. E. Church Parsonage, 1915

 

 

  A brief history of Ludlow's Church of Christ is here.
“A new M. E. Church at Ludlow, Ky., will be
dedicated December 29th at 2 p.m. Rev.
Thomas Hanford, of this city, former pastor
of the charge, he's been invited to be present.”
from Maysville's Evening Bulletin, December 20, 1889
“A fine new brick M.E. Church was dedicated at Ludlow, Ky., Sunday.
The sum of $3600 was raised through the  exertions of Amos Shinkle, of
Covington, to finish paying for the building.”
from Maysville's Evening Bulletin, December 31, 1889

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