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First Congregational Church

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1885–1886, Floyd Hoard. 1926. Northeast corner of 1st St. W. and C St. (U.S. 60)
  • First Congregational Church (Ed Wright)

The prominent corner tower of this frame church terminates in a tall spire. The exterior is covered with fish-scale shingles from grade to windowsill level and clapboards above. Hoard, who is credited with the Craftsman design, was a member of the congregation. The later parish house is also of frame with Craftsman detailing. The presence of this relatively large Congregational church in a small West Virginia community reflects Ceredo's New England heritage.

Writing Credits

S. Allen Chambers Jr.


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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "First Congregational Church", [Ceredo, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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