Webster Methodist Church

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Webster Methodist Church
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Webster Methodist Church
Webster Methodist Church is located in North Carolina
Webster Methodist Church
Location NC 116/Main St., Webster, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°20′38″N 83°13′22″W / 35.34389°N 83.22278°W / 35.34389; -83.22278Coordinates: 35°20′38″N 83°13′22″W / 35.34389°N 83.22278°W / 35.34389; -83.22278
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1887
Architectural style Gothic Revival, Other
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 89002130[1]
Added to NRHP 1989

Webster Methodist Church is an historic Victorian gothic wooden church located on NC 116/Main Street in Webster, North Carolina, United States. In 1989 it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[2]

National Register listing[edit]

  • Webster Baptist Church (added 1989)
  • NC 116 and SR 1340, Webster
  • Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
  • Architect, builder, or engineer:
  • Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Other
  • Area of Significance: Architecture
  • Period of Significance: 1875-1899
  • Owner: Private
  • Historic Function: Religion
  • Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
  • Current Function: Religion
  • Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Current use[edit]

The building was built as the Methodist Church building of the town of Webster, North Carolina in 1887, and still serves as a church. It was renovated in 1960 and 2000. It sits on the old Main Street of Webster next to the Rock School, on the hill on which the downtown area of Webster was once located. It was built when Webster was a thriving town with a Courthouse, many businesses, homes, and people. Today Webster is a quiet residential area with two churches, a cemetery, older Victorian homes, 1920s-1950s homes, newer homes, and an old rock WPA Schoolhouse.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ The History of Jackson County Sesquicentennial Edition
  3. ^ http://www.townofwebster.org/history.html

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