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Farmington Hill Presbyterian Church

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1851. Farmington Hill Rd., Farmington Hill, 10 miles southeast of Osceola
  • (William E. Fischer, Jr.)

Isolated on a large open lot on the edge of a rural crossroads community, this vernacular Greek Revival church and its environs are survivors from the county's agricultural past. The clapboarded white frame gable-roofed church is the picture of simplicity, so simple that its rear facade is blank. Elongated shuttered windows flank the tower that rises from the unadorned front to a second stage, which is essentially a box outlined by Doric pilasters. The tower probably had a spire or cupola at one time. A Greek Revival entrance is framed with plain Doric pilasters and an entablature.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


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George E. Thomas, "Farmington Hill Presbyterian Church", [Tioga, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 561-561.

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