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One of the two large garage doors made of old blue painted wood siding in the front of the old abandoned brick church at the corner of Hoagland Road and Clayton Road in rural southeast Allen County, Indiana.


Abandoned Church on Hoagland Road #6 Abandoned Church on Hoagland Road #6

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Abandoned Church on Hoagland Road #6

This abandoned brick church is on the corner of Hoagland Road and Clayton Road in southeast Allen County, Indiana. The crossroads is marked on maps of the county as "Boston Corner," though there is no town there and never has been. This church is all there is!

I discovered it while driving to the nearby town of Monroeville back in January, 2008. The weather was bad that day, as it was very windy, so I marked the map so I could return to photograph it later.

I made this photograph on my third trip there, the first time I was able to find the right light without a lot of wind. It was Easter Sunday.

This is the original part of the church. There is a newer addition on one side, which formed a second garage bay. The church has been used as a garage or as a barn for the storage of farm machinery.

I made several photographs of this building. See the next photograph of this old brick church on Hoagland Road.





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