Nelson Welsh Congregational Church

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Nelson Welsh Congregational Church
Nelson Welsh Congregational Church Facade.JPG
Entrance to the church
Nelson Welsh Congregational Church is located in New York
Nelson Welsh Congregational Church
Nelson Welsh Congregational Church is located in the US
Nelson Welsh Congregational Church
Nearest city Nelson, New York
Coordinates 42°54′7″N 75°45′17″W / 42.90194°N 75.75472°W / 42.90194; -75.75472Coordinates: 42°54′7″N 75°45′17″W / 42.90194°N 75.75472°W / 42.90194; -75.75472
Area 6.1 acres (2.5 ha)
Built 1876
Architect Perry, Orrin; Jones, James T.
Architectural style Late Victorian
NRHP Reference # 93000681[1]
Added to NRHP August 6, 1993

Nelson Welsh Congregational Church is a historic Congregational church located at Nelson, Madison County, New York. It was built in 1876, and is a one-story, three bay by four bay, timber frame structure with a gable roof and stone foundation. It measures 34 feet by 55 feet. It features a three-stage bell tower with octagonal spire. Also on the property are a contributing privy and cemetery. The cemetery contains the graves of Nelson's earliest settlers with the oldest stone dated to 1809.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[1]

The church and its cemetery

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 2016-05-01.  Note: This includes Kathleen LaFrank (May 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Nelson Welsh Congregational Church" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-05-01.  and Accompanying eight photographs