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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

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


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—,

Print Source

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

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