First Methodist Episcopal Church (Canton, Ohio)
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First Methodist Episcopal Church
Front and side of the church
|Location||120 Cleveland Ave., SW, Canton, Ohio|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Architectural style||Gothic, Other, High Victorian Gothic|
|NRHP Reference #||79001948|
|Added to NRHP||April 16, 1979|
First Methodist Episcopal Church is a historic Methodist church building at 120 Cleveland Ave., SW in Canton, Ohio. Renamed Church of the Savior United Methodist in 1968. Then in 2014, after its congregation was merged with Saint Paul's United Methodist Church, it was renamed Crossroads United Methodist Church.
William McKinley, 25th President of the United States, was an active member of the church. He served as a Trustee and Sunday School superintendent. His funeral was held here in 1901.
It was built in 1881 in a Gothic, Other, High Victorian Gothic style. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
2. "Church at the Crossroads" by Virginia Gingrich
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