Independent Congregational Church

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Independent Congregational Church
Independent Congregational Church Meadville PA 1936.jpg
Independent Congregational Church, 1936
Independent Congregational Church is located in Pennsylvania
Independent Congregational Church
Location 346 Chestnut St., Meadville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°38′14″N 80°9′1″W / 41.63722°N 80.15028°W / 41.63722; -80.15028Coordinates: 41°38′14″N 80°9′1″W / 41.63722°N 80.15028°W / 41.63722; -80.15028
Area 0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built 1835-1836
Architect Derby, Edward; Cullum, Capt.,George W.
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 78002381[1]
Added to NRHP March 8, 1978

Independent Congregational Church, also known as the Unitarian Church of Meadville, is a historic Congregational church at 346 Chestnut Street in Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1835-1836. It is a large, squarish red brick building with a portico with Doric order columns supporting a pediment in the Greek Revival style. The church was designed by Gen. George Washington Cullum (1809-1892), who also designed Fort Sumter. The congregation was a supporter of the Meadville Theological School.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]


  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 Mrs. Anne Stewart and William K. Watson (August 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Independent Congregational Church" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-18. 

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