Billy Sunday Tabernacle

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Title

Billy Sunday Tabernacle

Subject

interior of Billy Sunday's tabernacle

Description

black & white photo image of the tabernacle interior showing empty benches, posts supporting ceiling framework, electric lights, crowd seated in distant section. The tabernacle was located at the corner of Gallia and Lincoln Streets and extended south to Seventh (7th) Street. It was built in five days by local volunteers and was opened to the public on December 29, 1910. The Billy Sunday campaign in Portsmouth lasted 6 weeks.

Creator

Fowler's Photo Shop, Portsmouth, Ohio

Date

January 1911

Format

8.5 cm x 13.5 cm postcard

Coverage

Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio

Rights

Portsmouth Public Library

Collection

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Citation

Fowler's Photo Shop, Portsmouth, Ohio, “Billy Sunday Tabernacle,” Local History Digital Collection, accessed August 8, 2022, https://www.yourppl.org/history/items/show/756.

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