Salem Welsh Church

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Salem Welsh Church
Salem Welsh Church Apr 10.JPG
Salem Welsh Church, April 2010
Salem Welsh Church is located in New York
Salem Welsh Church
Salem Welsh Church is located in the US
Salem Welsh Church
Location 11141 NY 98 at jct. with Galen Hill Rd., Freedom, New York
Coordinates 42°29′12″N 78°21′31″W / 42.48667°N 78.35861°W / 42.48667; -78.35861Coordinates: 42°29′12″N 78°21′31″W / 42.48667°N 78.35861°W / 42.48667; -78.35861
Built 1854
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 95001065[1]
Added to NRHP September 07, 1995

Salem Welsh Church, or Salem Presbyterian Church, is a historic Presbyterian church located at Freedom in Cattaraugus County, New York. It is a Greek Revival style church building constructed 1854-1855. It was built as the Calvinistic Methodist Church by the Welsh settlers who migrated to this area from Herkimer and Oneida Counties in the 1840s and 1850s. Regular services ended before World War I and the property has been maintained since 1926 by the Salem Cemetery Society,Inc.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1]


  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 Claire L. Ross (March 1995). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Salem Welsh Church" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-01.  and Accompanying seven photographs

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