First Methodist Episcopal Church (Canton, Ohio)

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First Methodist Episcopal Church
First Methodist Episcopal Church, 120 Cleveland Ave., SW, Canton, OH 7-23-2010 12-59-30 PM.JPG
Front and side of the church
First Methodist Episcopal Church (Canton, Ohio) is located in Ohio
First Methodist Episcopal Church (Canton, Ohio)
First Methodist Episcopal Church (Canton, Ohio) is located in the US
First Methodist Episcopal Church (Canton, Ohio)
Location 120 Cleveland Ave., SW, Canton, Ohio
Coordinates 40°47′54″N 81°22′35″W / 40.79833°N 81.37639°W / 40.79833; -81.37639Coordinates: 40°47′54″N 81°22′35″W / 40.79833°N 81.37639°W / 40.79833; -81.37639
Area less than one acre
Built 1881
Architectural style Gothic, Other, High Victorian Gothic
NRHP Reference # 79001948[1]
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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

2. "Church at the Crossroads" by Virginia Gingrich