First United Methodist Church (Leesville, Louisiana)

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First United Methodist Church
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First United Methodist Church (Leesville, Louisiana) is located in Louisiana
First United Methodist Church (Leesville, Louisiana)
First United Methodist Church (Leesville, Louisiana) is located in the United States
First United Methodist Church (Leesville, Louisiana)
Location202 N. Fifth St., Leesville, Louisiana
Coordinates31°08′40″N 93°15′51″W / 31.144444°N 93.264109°W / 31.144444; -93.264109Coordinates: 31°08′40″N 93°15′51″W / 31.144444°N 93.264109°W / 31.144444; -93.264109
Built1920
Architectural styleBungalow/craftsman, Mission/spanish Revival
NRHP reference #01001491[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 24, 2002

The First United Methodist Church is a church in Leesville, Louisiana. Located at 202 N. Fifth Street, the building was built in 1920 in a Bungalow style/Craftsman style, Mission style/Spanish Revival style and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1][2]

The building is a T-shaped church which was built in 1920 and expanded in the 1950s. It is a two-story building, with the worship space upstairs and a high brick basement story holding offices and meeting rooms. The front facade of the building has "a pronounced Spanish mission style gable pierced by a curvaceous vent in the Baroque manner."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ a b "First United Methodist Church" (PDF). State of Louisiana's Division of Historic Preservation. with four photos and a map