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First Methodist Church, 1900 Third Avenue North, Jasper, Walker County, AL

First Methodist Church, 1900 Third Avenue North, Jasper, Walker County, AL

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Summary

Significance: This two-story Neo-Classical Revival style structure, sheathed in grayish-white marble with a two-story, Doric-columned portico entrance, houses Jasper's oldest religious congregation. The sanctuary interior features dark Honduran Mahogany woodwork and a spherical stained glass dome designed by A. Leyendecker and built by Kansas City Stained Glass Company at an original cost of $10,000. The dome is 34 feet in circumference. It contains more than 30,000 pieced of stained glass.
Survey number: HABS AL-909

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Benz, Sue, transmitter
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Location

Jasper (Ala.)33.83203, -87.27766
Google Map of 33.8320321, -87.2776641
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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