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New Life Pentecostal Church of God (Allen Memorial Presbyterian Church)

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Allen Memorial Presbyterian Church
1910, T. Brooks Pearson. 301 W. Church St.

Merchant and banker J. W. Allen built this low-set but imposing brick church for Edna's Presbyterian congregation. It faces S. Hanover Street, the town's most prestigious residential street. Pearson, a Waco architect, framed a triple-pointed-arched loggia with thick towers; the taller of the two, at the Hanover and Church streets corner, ascends in stages to a chamfered spire. The church is stout and solid. Even in its present, rundown condition it is an imposing building.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "New Life Pentecostal Church of God (Allen Memorial Presbyterian Church)", [Edna, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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