Unitarian Universalist Church (Cortland, New York)
Unitarian Universalist Church
Unitarian Universalist Church, August 2009
|Location||3 Church St., Cortland, New York|
|Architect||Davis, Benjamin; Bliss, Horace|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival, Federal|
|MPS||Cobblestone Architecture of New York State MPS|
|NRHP Reference #||93000592|
|Added to NRHP||July 1, 1993|
The Unitarian Universalist Church in Cortland, New York (also known as "The Old Cobblestone Church") was built in 1837 as a Universalist Church. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.
It has cobblestone walls and granite quoins. In 1895, a large arch was cut in the east cobblestone wall and a Morey and Barnes organ was set in the arch. This historic organ is one of only two such historic organs remaining. It is nationally recognized by the American Organ Historical Society for its superb sound and nearly original condition.
It is one of only 21 surviving cobblestone religious buildings in New York State. It is also the oldest public building still in use in Cortland, NY. "The Town of Cortlandville contributed $100 toward construction of the church in return for the use of the church basement as the Town Hall. The Town retained use of the basement until the 1880s." 
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.
- Nancy L. Todd (March 1992). PDF (32 KB). National Park Service.
- Leonard Ralston (2009-04-19). "The History and Heritage Series: The History of the Unitarian-Universalist Church by Dr Leonard Ralston".
- Official website
- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. NY-5590, "Unitarian-Universalist Church, 3 Church Street, Cortland, Cortland County, NY", 5 photos, 1 photo caption page
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