LASR.net Homepage




Menu

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church


category : Historic Churches
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Evangelische Lutherische Dreinenigkeit Kirche - National Register of Historic Places


Plans for the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church were adopted in 1890, but construction did not begin until 1894. Brothers William and Jacob Scheffel, members of the congregation, were the primary builders. Born in Sulzfeld, Germany, the brothers learned the trade of masonry and stone cutting there. The church, the key building in the complex, is an excellent example of the Romanesque Revival style and is one of Nebraska's outstanding examples of small town stone church architecture. Trinity Church reflects subtle influences of German church architecture, primarily evident in its form, the cross shape, a favorite style among Germans. The complex also includes a frame school parsonage.



Address: 512 East Second Street (Hwy 30 East)

Come visit us in Grand Island, Nebraska

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church

Evangelische Lutherische Dreinenigkeit Kirche - National Register of Historic Places

Plans for the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church were adopted in 1890, but construction did not begin until 1894

Grand Island, NE Historic Churches

Glade-Donald House

National Register of Historic Places

The Glade-Donald House is a distinctive example of the Shingle style. The house is completely sheathed with wooden shingles, and incorporates many bay and oriel windows, including two prominent bow windows on the front facade. The house was built about 1905

Grand Island, NE NATIONAL REGISTER

St. Mary's Cathedral

Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary - National Register of Historic Places

St. Mary's Cathedral is one of the finest Late Gothic Revival churches in the state, constructed in 1926-28

Grand Island, NE Historic Churches

Soldiers Memorial

Located on the South lawn of the Courthouse the memorial reads, "IN MEMORY OF THE DEFENDERS OF OUR COUNTRY, 1861-1865 and the Spanish American War, 1898-1900"

Erected by the city of Grand Island, 1913

Grand Island, NE Memorials

Mormon Island State Recreation Area

Named for the winter stopover used by Mormon emigrants heading westward, Mormon Island State Recreation Area still offers comfort and conveniences to campers and other travelers on Interstate 80, as part of Nebraska's unique "Chain of Lakes."

In 1884-85

Grand Island, NE RECREATION

Things to do Historic Churches near Grand Island, NE