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First Presbyterian Church (now United Christian Presbyterian Church)

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now United Christian Presbyterian Church
1893. Southwest corner of Court and Pearl streets

This low brick church with stone details has the character of a late nineteenth-century English Victorian village or country church. The windows with their stone lintels are either square headed or display a wide pointed arch. Above the first floor, the entrance tower is shingled and four corner finials embrace the tall spire.

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "First Presbyterian Church (now United Christian Presbyterian Church)", [Bedford, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-SO007.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 310-310.

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