Bangor Episcopal Church

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Bangor Episcopal Church
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Bangor Episcopal Church, July 2013
Bangor Episcopal Church is located in Pennsylvania
Bangor Episcopal Church
Bangor Episcopal Church is located in the US
Bangor Episcopal Church
Location Northwestern corner of Main and Water Streets, Churchtown, Caernarvon Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°8′1″N 75°57′42″W / 40.13361°N 75.96167°W / 40.13361; -75.96167Coordinates: 40°8′1″N 75°57′42″W / 40.13361°N 75.96167°W / 40.13361; -75.96167
Area less than one acre
Built 1830, 1844, c. 1880
Architectural style Greek Revival, Gothic Revival
NRHP Reference # 87000664[1]
Added to NRHP April 30, 1987

Bangor Episcopal Church is a historic Episcopal church complex located at Churchtown, in Caernarvon Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The church was built in 1830, and is a 1 1/2-story, brownstone rectangular building in the Gothic Revival style. It has a steep, slate covered gable roof and steeple added about 1880. It features Gothic arch art glass windows. The complex includes the frame school building. It is a one-story, three bay building built in 1844 in the Greek Revival style. Also on the property is a contributing cemetery with approximately 325 graves dated from the Revolutionary War to the present.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Mary Wiley Myers (December 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Bangor Episcopal Church" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-02-18. 

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