September 8, 2018

In my Darkest Hour

Ground was broken in 1855, the cornerstone laid in 1856, and completed in 1860 at a cost of approximately $250,000. The church is 14,000 square feet, 212 feet long, 116 feet wide, and built of blue limestone trimmed with Ohio sandstone. It incorporates 14 marble columns and 16 stained glass windows. There are three towers on the church, one large tower in front and two smaller twins in back. The main tower is 235 feet tall, is lit at night, and houses 10 bells. There are nine small bells with one large bell, they were cast at the Meneely Bell Foundry in Troy, New York at a cost estimated at $12,000 in 1906. The bells are activated through the pulling of oak levers in a chime room. The ceiling is in a hammer-beam roof style of wooden beams projecting from the roof and walls carved ornately with angels and religious symbols.

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In my hour of need,
Ha, no, you're not there
And though I reached out for you,
Wouldn't lend a hand

Through the darkest hour,
Your grace did not shine on me
Feels so cold, very cold,
No one cares for me
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I walk, I walk alone
To the promised land
There's a better place for me
But it's far, far away

Everlasting life for me
In a perfect world
But I got to die first,
Please God send me on my way

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1 comment:

  1. Hey man im an urbexer in upstate new york do you mind giving me some details on this place, now i didn't say the location just details thanks.:)

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