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First Congregational Church

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1869–1870, Charles A. Dunham. 313 N. 4th St.

A corner crenellated tower with angled corner buttresses is folded into the gable-roofed body of the church. The entrance to the church is through a pair of doors in its main gabled front, above which is a large tripartite lancet window. The base of the building is of rusticated limestone, while the masonry surfaces above are more finely cut. The windows of the church exhibit a variety of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century art glass. In style, it revives the English Gothic.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "First Congregational Church", [Burlington, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-ME025.

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