The original portion of this Gothic Revival church, easily detected behind the later facade and tower additions, is noted by its simple brickwork, tall pointed-arched windows, and steeply pitched cross-gable roof. Two corner bell towers with crenellated parapets, buttresses, and a vestibule with triple entrances were probably added to the front in 1924 when a complementary Sunday school building was constructed. The church facade is handsomely accented by limestone belt courses, coping, and window and door trim.
You are here
First United Methodist Church
If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.
SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.