First Methodist Episcopal Church (Okeechobee, Florida)

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First Methodist Episcopal Church

200 NW 2nd Street

Okeechobee, Florida
Okeechobee FL Episc Church pano01.jpg
Denomination United Methodist Church
Website http://www.fumcokee.com/
Clergy
Pastor(s) The Rev. Bruce Simpson, senior pastor
First Methodist Episcopal Church, South
First Methodist Episcopal Church (Okeechobee, Florida) is located in Florida
First Methodist Episcopal Church (Okeechobee, Florida)
Coordinates 27°14′43.02″N 80°49′54″W / 27.2452833°N 80.83167°W / 27.2452833; -80.83167Coordinates: 27°14′43.02″N 80°49′54″W / 27.2452833°N 80.83167°W / 27.2452833; -80.83167
NRHP reference # 15000509
Added to NRHP August 10, 2015

The First Methodist Episcopal Church, built in 1924, is a historic red brick Gothic Revival church located at 200 NW 2nd Street in Okeechobee, Florida. In 1989, it was listed in A Guide to Florida's Historic Architecture, published by the University of Florida Press.[1] In August 2015, it was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, as the First Methodist Episcopal Church, South.[2]

View of the church from the southeast in 2010

Today it is known as First United Methodist Church.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Guide to Florida's Historic Architecture, 1989, Gainesville: University of Florida Press, p. 131, ISBN 0-8130-0941-3
  2. ^ "Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties [for National Register of Historic Places]: 8/10/15 through 8/14/15". National Park Service. August 21, 2015. Retrieved August 21, 2015. 
  3. ^ First United Methodist Church website

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