California Creek Missionary Baptist Church

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California Creek Missionary Baptist Church
California Creek Missionary Baptist Church is located in North Carolina
California Creek Missionary Baptist Church
Location US 23, near Mars Hill, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°52′25″N 82°30′50″W / 35.87361°N 82.51389°W / 35.87361; -82.51389Coordinates: 35°52′25″N 82°30′50″W / 35.87361°N 82.51389°W / 35.87361; -82.51389
Area less than one acre
Built 1917
Architect Corn, George
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Gothic
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 84002342[1]
Added to NRHP July 12, 1984

California Creek Missionary Baptist Church is a historic Baptist church located near Mars Hill, Madison County, North Carolina. It was built in 1917, and moved to its present location in 1937. It is a Gothic Revival style white frame church with Colonial Revival style decorative elements. It has a cruciform plan and paired principal entrances in corner towers on the front facade. A two-story, brick Sunday School annex was built in 1954. The church was sold to private owners in the late-1970s.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ John Flowers and Doug Swaim (April 1984). "California Creek Missionary Baptist Church" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-01-01.