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Bethany Presbyterian Church

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1836; 1905 restored; 1939. 431 Wayne St.
  • Bethany Presbyterian Church (© George E. Thomas)
  • (William E. Fischer, Jr.)
  • (William E. Fischer, Jr.)

Not surprisingly given that its first minister was of the Congregational faith, the Presbyterian Church recalls Congregational churches in New Hampshire with a Christopher Wren–inspired tower fronting a simple gabled volume. The lower levels are offices, while a pair of stairs leads to the upper level church hall.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


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George E. Thomas, "Bethany Presbyterian Church", [Bethany, 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, 535-535.

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