St. Maurice Methodist Church

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St. Maurice Methodist Church
St. Maurice Methodist Church is located in Louisiana
St. Maurice Methodist Church
St. Maurice Methodist Church is located in the US
St. Maurice Methodist Church
Location Jct. of LA 477 and LA 71, St. Maurice, Louisiana
Coordinates 31°45′35″N 92°57′29″W / 31.759824°N 92.958118°W / 31.759824; -92.958118Coordinates: 31°45′35″N 92°57′29″W / 31.759824°N 92.958118°W / 31.759824; -92.958118
Area 7.5 acres (3.0 ha)
Built 1874
Built by John E. Jones
NRHP reference # 97000964[1]
Added to NRHP August 27, 1997

St. Maurice Methodist Church is a historic Methodist church at the junction of LA 477 and U.S. Highway 71 in St. Maurice in Winn Parish, Louisiana, across from the U.S. post office of St. Maurice.

It was built in 1874 and added to the National Register in 1997.[1]

It has a central entrance tower with a pyramidal roof topped by a cross. The tower and the main block of the church are covered with weatherboard held by square nails. It has a tin roof, which was originally of shake construction.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "St. Maurice Methodist Church". State of Louisiana's Division of Historic Preservation. 1997. Retrieved June 7, 2017.  with two photos and two maps