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Removal of Old Cornerstone of Zion Lutheran Church, September 1957 Photographer: Eck Stanger

Removal of Old Cornerstone of Zion Lutheran Church, September 1957 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 13, 1957
Caption
Cornerstone Comes Out: A workman begins removal of the old cornerstone of Zion Lutheran Church, erected in 1894. The stone is to be placed beneath a new cornerstone for the church building, now under construction at 1501 W. Liberty St., in cornerstone-laying ceremonies Sunday. Pastors and church officers will conduct ceremonies.

Cornerstone Laying Ceremony for Trinity Lutheran Church, May 1958 Photographer: Attributed to Eck Stanger

Cornerstone Laying Ceremony for Trinity Lutheran Church, May 1958 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 12, 1958
Caption
Lutheran Leader Aids: The Rev. Franklin Clark Fry (left), president of the United Lutheran Church in America, assisted in cornerstone-laying ceremonies for the new Trinity Lutheran Church building yesterday. The Rev. Richard Preis, pastor (right), officiated at the service. Dr. Fry is his father-in-law.

Leonard Verduin Laying Cornerstone for Christian Reformed Church Students Evangelical Chapel, November 1948 Photographer: Attributed to Eck Stanger

Leonard Verduin Laying Cornerstone for Christian Reformed Church Students Evangelical Chapel, November 1948 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 20, 1948
Caption
Chapel Cornerstone Laid: Rev. Leonard Verduin, pastor of Students Evangelical Chapel, of the Christian Reformed Church, is pictured at the ceremony which marked the laying of the cornerstone yesterday afternoon for a new $75,000 student center and chapel at Washtenaw and Forest Aves. The building, of modified Gothic design, was planned by the architectural firm of Kasurin & Kasurin, and is being built by the Henry De Koning Construction Co.

Bethel A.M.E. Church Dedication, 900 Plum St, December 1972 Photographer: Cecil Lockard

Bethel A.M.E. Church Dedication, 900 Plum St, December 1972 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 16, 1972
Caption
Church Dedication Church steward Richard D. Blake, the Rev. John A. Woods, pastor, and Elizabeth Hill, a trustee, gather in front of the newly built Bethel A.M.E. Church at 900 Plum St. The cornerstone for the new church, which had been located at 632 N. Fourth Ave. since 1891, will be laid at 1:30 p.m. Sunday with appropriate ceremonies.

Lindon Pettys and Rev. Dwight H. Anderson prepare for cornerstone laying at Northside Community Church, August 1966 Photographer: Eck Stanger

Lindon Pettys and Rev. Dwight H. Anderson prepare for cornerstone laying at Northside Community Church, August 1966 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 5, 1966
Caption
New Church Rises Northside Community Church will hold a cornerstone ceremony Sunday at its partially completed new building at 929 Barton Dr. Mapping the ceremony are architect Linden Pettys, left, and the Rev. Dwight H. Anderson. The $150,000 building will be 90 feet long, 36 feet wide, and have two 20-square-foot wings. It will seat 200 people. First services will be held in the new church Sept. 4.