First Presbyterian Church of West Chester

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First Presbyterian Church of West Chester
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First Presbyterian Church of West Chester, January 2010
First Presbyterian Church of West Chester is located in Pennsylvania
First Presbyterian Church of West Chester
Location 130 W. Miner St., West Chester, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°57′26″N 75°36′23″W / 39.95722°N 75.60639°W / 39.95722; -75.60639Coordinates: 39°57′26″N 75°36′23″W / 39.95722°N 75.60639°W / 39.95722; -75.60639
Area 0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built 1832
Architect Walter, Thomas U.
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 72001111[1]
Added to NRHP November 27, 1972

First Presbyterian Church of West Chester is a historic Presbyterian church located at 130 W. Miner Street in West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was designed by noted architect Thomas U. Walter and built in 1832. It is a stuccoed stone building measuring 75 feet long and 45 feet wide in the Greek Revival style. Additions were built in 1860 and 1955. The front facade features a recessed porch flanked by two projections with pilasters.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Pennsylvania Register of Historic Sites and Landmarks (July 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: First Presbyterian Church of West Chester" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-30. 

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