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Aspen Community Church (First Presbyterian Church, United Methodist Church)
This two-story Queen Anne Style church has a prominent battered three-story bell tower carrying an enclosed shingled belfry with louvered lancets beneath a graceful bellshaped cap. Romanesque Revival detailing appears in walls of rough-faced sandstone from the Peach Blow quarries and large, radiating voussoirs. A truncated hipped roof has a dormer and parapeted gables extending above protruding bays on each street side, with a prominent round window on the entry facade. Above the ground-level offices and classrooms, the second-story sanctuary has semicircular pews with Neo-Gothic detailing like that in the wood-work and windows.
The church was built as the First Presbyterian Church by a congregation founded in 1886 by the Reverend H. S. Beavis. As Aspen shriveled to a town of only a few hundred,
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