Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church

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Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church
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Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, November 2011
Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church is located in Pennsylvania
Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church
Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church is located in the US
Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church
Location 119 N Eighth St., Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°20′28″N 76°25′31″W / 40.34111°N 76.42528°W / 40.34111; -76.42528Coordinates: 40°20′28″N 76°25′31″W / 40.34111°N 76.42528°W / 40.34111; -76.42528
Area 1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
Built 1796-1798, 1848, 1898
Architect Uhler, Christopher; Ritcher, Abner Augustus
Architectural style Colonial, Gothic, Richardsonian Romanesque
NRHP Reference # 10000402[1]
Added to NRHP June 28, 2010

Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, also known as Old Salem Lutheran Church, is a historic Evangelical Lutheran church located in Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. The property includes two contributing buildings: the 18th century Old Salem church and the 19th century Salem Memorial Chapel. The Old Salem church was built between 1796 and 1798, and is a two-story, rectangular limestone building. It was modified in 1848, to infill corners and add the second story. The Salem Memorial Chapel was built in 1898, and is a limestone and sandstone building in a Gothic style with Richardsonian Romanesque influences. It was renovated in 1928. Also on the property is a contributing object; a 10-foot tall obelisk.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 6/28/10 through 7/02/10. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Linda Brandt; Gladys Sowers & Jane Straub (December 2009). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-02-28. 

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