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Idlewild Presbyterian Church

1750 Union Ave , Memphis, TN , USA
Telephone: (901) 726-4681
URL: Idlewild Presbyterian Church
Latitude & Longitude: 35° 7' 47.745696", -89° 59' 35.366892"
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Architect George Awsumb designed the Gothic Revival sanctuary, including stone figures on the tower representing workers for God, wood carvings in the sanctuary representing figures of the Protestant Reformation, and various Christian symbols in the windows. A 1960s addition including education and recreation facilities was designed by his sons, Wells and Richard Awsumb. The Trippeer Chapel, consecrated in 1961, features modern faceted stained glass. The carillon of 48 bells was added in 1982.Residential Resources of Memphis MPS
Idlewild Presbyterian Church was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on March 05, 1999.
Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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