Methodist Episcopal Church of Butler

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Methodist Episcopal Church of Butler
Methodist Episcopal Church of Butler is located in New York
Methodist Episcopal Church of Butler
Methodist Episcopal Church of Butler is located in the US
Methodist Episcopal Church of Butler
Location Butler Center Rd., jct. with Washburn Rd., Butler Center, New York
Coordinates 43°10′6″N 76°46′17″W / 43.16833°N 76.77139°W / 43.16833; -76.77139Coordinates: 43°10′6″N 76°46′17″W / 43.16833°N 76.77139°W / 43.16833; -76.77139
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1836
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 97001459[1]
Added to NRHP November 24, 1997

Methodist Episcopal Church of Butler is a historic former Methodist Episcopal church located at Butler Center in Wayne County, New York. It is a rectangular, gable roofed frame building designed in a vernacular Greek Revival style and built about 1836. It rests on a cobblestone foundation and is surmounted by an open belfry. Also on the property is a cemetery (non-contributing), established in 1864.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.[1]

Butler Church Museum[edit]

The building is now operated as the Butler Church Museum by the Butler Historical Society. It is open on the first Saturday of the month from May through October.

The Society also operates the Roe Cobblestone Schoolhouse as a museum.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2016-08-01.  Note: This includes Nancy L. Todd (September 1997). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Methodist Episcopal Church of Butler" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-01.  and Accompanying 12 photographs

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