First Universalist Church of Sharpsville

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First Universalish Church of Sharpsville
First Universalist Church of Sharpsville is located in Pennsylvania
First Universalist Church of Sharpsville
Location 131 N. Mercer Ave., Sharpsville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°15′59″N 80°28′33″W / 41.26639°N 80.47583°W / 41.26639; -80.47583Coordinates: 41°15′59″N 80°28′33″W / 41.26639°N 80.47583°W / 41.26639; -80.47583
Area less than one acre
Built 1882
Architect Sidney W. Foulk
Architectural style Gothic
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 03000491[1]
Added to NRHP May 29, 2003

First Universalist Church of Sharpsville is a historic Universalist church located at 131 N. Mercer Avenue in Sharpsville, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, United States. The church was built between 1882 and 1884, and is a richly decorated brick and stone church building in a High Victorian Gothic style. It measures 52 feet by 42 feet and the interior takes the Akron plan. The property includes the parsonage; a two-story Queen Anne style dwelling built in 1888.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[1] The Sharpsville Area Historical Society purchased the building in 2000 and is in the process of restoring it. The building serves as the Society's headquarters.

References[edit]

  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 Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Ralph C. Mehler (October 2002). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: First Universalist Church of Sharpsville" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-15.