Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration (Belle Plaine, Minnesota)
Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration
|Location||Walnut and Church Streets, Belle Plaine, Minnesota|
|Architectural style||Stick/Eastlake (Carpenter Gothic style)|
|MPS||Scott County MRA|
|NRHP Reference #||80002159|
|Added to NRHP||April 17, 1980|
The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, an Episcopal church building in Belle Plaine, Minnesota is a Carpenter Gothic style building with wooden buttresses. Sometimes referred to as a "prairie Gothic" church, it was built in 1868 for English-speaking parishioners, but most of the rural residents at the time were German and Irish immigrants who brought their own languages and religious practices with them. The result was a church building that struggled to attract worshipers for 80 years before it was abandoned. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
- National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Historic Sites - Episcopal Church". Scott County Historical Society. Archived from the original on 2008-07-05. Retrieved 2008-05-14.
- Nord, Mary Ann (2003). The National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society. ISBN 0-87351-448-3.
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