First Universalist Church of Sharpsville

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First Universalist Church of Sharpsville
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Front of the church
First Universalist Church of Sharpsville is located in Pennsylvania
First Universalist Church of Sharpsville
First Universalist Church of Sharpsville is located in USA
First Universalist Church of Sharpsville
Location 131 N. Mercer Ave., Sharpsville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°15′59″N 80°28′33″W / 41.26639°N 80.47583°W / 41.26639; -80.47583Coordinates: 41°15′59″N 80°28′33″W / 41.26639°N 80.47583°W / 41.26639; -80.47583
Area less than one acre
Built 1882
Architect Sidney W. Foulk
Architectural style Gothic
NRHP Reference # 03000491[1]
Added to NRHP May 29, 2003

First Universalist Church of Sharpsville is a historic Universalist church located at 131 N. Mercer Avenue in Sharpsville, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, United States. The church was built between 1882 and 1884, and is a richly decorated brick and stone church building in a High Victorian Gothic style. It measures 52 feet by 42 feet and the interior takes the Akron plan. The property includes the parsonage; a two-story Queen Anne style dwelling built in 1888.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[1] The Sharpsville Area Historical Society purchased the building in 2000 and is in the process of restoring it. The building serves as the Society's headquarters.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Ralph C. Mehler (October 2002). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: First Universalist Church of Sharpsville" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-15.