This article is about the Church of the Holy Comforter in Brownsville, Minnesota. For other uses, see Church of the Holy Comforter (disambiguation).
Church of the Holy Comforter, built in 1872, is an historic Carpenter Gothic church located on Main Street, in Brownsville, Minnesota, on the west bank of the Mississippi River in the United States. It began as an Episcopal church, but later became a Methodist Episcopal church. In the 1940s, it became Emmanuel Lutheran Church. It had been vacant since 1963. On June 2, 1970, the church was added to the  National Register of Historic Places.
National register listing [ edit ]
The interior of the church in 2013
Church of the Holy Comforter—Episcopal (added 1970 - Building - #70000298)
Also known as Methodist Episcopal Church; Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church
Main St., Brownsville
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Brown, Charles
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use
Current use [ edit ]
The church is not in use but is open by appointment only.
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