Looking Back: Rev. John Doyle

Photo Provided by the Daviess County Museum

Undated portrait photograph (ca. 1900-1910) of Rev. John W. Doyle who was the priest at St. Simon Catholic Church in Washington, Indiana, from 1870 to 1910. During his tenure at St. Simon the current church, now Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, was built in 1886 at a cost of $25,000. In 1903 the St. Simon rectory, now the offices for Our Lady of Hope parish, was constructed.