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Abingdon Church, U.S. Route 17, White Marsh, Gloucester County, VA

Abingdon Church, U.S. Route 17, White Marsh, Gloucester County, VA

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-119 Survey number: HABS VA-182 Building/structure dates: ca. 1750 Initial Construction

St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, Sand Point, Aleutians East Borough, AK

St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, Sand Point, Aleutians East Borou...

Significance: Although quite new, the church closely resembles the previous church, built in 1936. A gable roof covers both sanctuary and nave, entered through the base of a belltower. / The church was built i... More

Unitarian-Universalist Church, 3 Church Street, Cortland, Cortland County, NY

Unitarian-Universalist Church, 3 Church Street, Cortland, Cortland Cou...

Significance: The use of cobblestone construction in this church is unusual because it is father south than most cobblestone buildings, shows an early effort to lay up the stones in a pattern, (rather than a ra... More

St. John's Episcopal Church & Parish House, 210 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca, Tompkins County, NY

St. John's Episcopal Church & Parish House, 210 North Cayuga Street, I...

Survey number: HABS NY-5725 Public domain photograph of a church building, chapel, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Rocky Hill Congregational Church, Church & Main Streets, Rocky Hill, Hartford County, CT

Rocky Hill Congregational Church, Church & Main Streets, Rocky Hill, H...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-8 Survey number: HABS CT-64 Building/structure dates: 1808 Initial Construction

Old Brick Church, State Route 187, Wysox, Bradford County, PA

Old Brick Church, State Route 187, Wysox, Bradford County, PA

Survey number: HABS PA-222 Building/structure dates: 1828 Initial Construction

Pineville Chapel, State Road S-8-204, Pineville, Berkeley County, SC

Pineville Chapel, State Road S-8-204, Pineville, Berkeley County, SC

2012 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Third Place Significance: As a contributing resource to the Pineville Historic District listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Pineville Chapel is one of two early n... More

Nims Ford Dealership, 116 North Main Street, Ekalaka, Carter County, MT

Nims Ford Dealership, 116 North Main Street, Ekalaka, Carter County, M...

Significance: In a town of few masonry buildings, the stone buildings constructed by Nick Folak are among Ekalaka's more important architectural resources. The sandstone Nims Ford Garage represents the legacy o... More

Ascension of Our Lord Russian Orthodox Church, Karluk, Kodiak Island Borough, AK

Ascension of Our Lord Russian Orthodox Church, Karluk, Kodiak Island B...

Significance: The oldest Russian Orthodox church still in use in Alaska, the church at Karluk also exhibits an unusual architectural sophistication, with its pedimented Greek Revival doorway and distinctive bel... More

Presbyterian Church, Vinland, Douglas County, KS

Presbyterian Church, Vinland, Douglas County, KS

Survey number: HABS KS-47 Public domain photograph of architecture design, diagram, drawing, building plan, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Presbyterian Church, Vinland, Douglas County, KS

Presbyterian Church, Vinland, Douglas County, KS

Survey number: HABS KS-47 Public domain photograph of architecture design, diagram, drawing, building plan, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Bethany Deaconess Hospital, 237 Saint Nicholas Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY

Bethany Deaconess Hospital, 237 Saint Nicholas Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings...

Significance: ....the architecture of the Bethany Deaconess Hospital, suggestive of the German Renaissance style, is the only example of this type in the community. It is also the only building with a Dutch gab... More

Iglesia San Mateo de Cangrejos, Northwest of Calle San Jorge at Calle San Mateo,Santurce, San Juan, San Juan Municipio, PR

Iglesia San Mateo de Cangrejos, Northwest of Calle San Jorge at Calle ...

Significance: The old rectory adjacent to Iglesia San Mateo de Congrejos was used as headquarters by General Abercromby during the 1797 British attacks on San Juan. Easily identified by its two short square tow... More

Bethel Sanctuary, Inman, McPherson County, KS

Bethel Sanctuary, Inman, McPherson County, KS

1993 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Honorable Mention Significance: The Bethel Sanctuary, built in 1880, is the sole remaining example of the Mennonite "Prayer House" in North America. The structure was constructe... More

Hill City Masonic Lodge, Church & Eleventh Streets, Lynchburg, Lynchburg, VA
Baltimore Trust Company Building, 10 Light Street, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Baltimore Trust Company Building, 10 Light Street, Baltimore, Independ...

Significance: Baltimore's only "setback" skyscraper, the Baltimore Trust Building is a fine example of the Art Deco commercial style in America. The interior features mosaics by Hildreth Meiere, who designed ma... More

Wyoming Institute, Institute Street, Wyoming, Luzerne County, PA

Wyoming Institute, Institute Street, Wyoming, Luzerne County, PA

Survey number: HABS PA-29 Building/structure dates: 1849 Initial Construction

St. George Tabernacle, Main Street and Tabernacle Streets, Saint George, Washington County, UT

St. George Tabernacle, Main Street and Tabernacle Streets, Saint Georg...

Significance: This is probably the finest remaining pioneer Tabernacle in the state, immaculately maintained, located in the central city of the Southern Utah Cotton Mission. Unprocessed Field note material e... More

Saint George Russian Orthodox Church, St. George Island, Pribilof Islands, Saint George, Aleutians West Census Area, AK

Saint George Russian Orthodox Church, St. George Island, Pribilof Isla...

Significance: Constructed in 1935-36, this church is one of the few buildings on the island that was not constructed by the government. Financed by the natives, the church's separate elements sanctuary, nave... More

North Reformed Church of Schraalenburgh, Washington & Madison Avenues, Dumont, Bergen County, NJ

North Reformed Church of Schraalenburgh, Washington & Madison Avenues,...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-116 Survey number: HABS NJ-173 Building/structure dates: 1800 Initial Construction

Stanford University Memorial Church, Stanford University Campus, Stanford, Santa Clara County, CA

Stanford University Memorial Church, Stanford University Campus, Stanf...

Survey number: HABS CA-2172-A Public domain photograph of a historical landmark building in London, British architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana, Church, Mission Road, San Fernando, Los Angeles County, CA

Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana, Church, Mission Road, San Fernando...

Suggested address, 1551 San Fernando Road, not verifiable in documentation. See also HABS CA-37-5 and HALS CA-72 for additional documentation. Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-12 S... More

Old St. Mary's Church, West Broad & Wood Streets, Burlington, Burlington County, NJ

Old St. Mary's Church, West Broad & Wood Streets, Burlington, Burlingt...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-31 Survey number: HABS NJ-72 Building/structure dates: 1703 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1769 Subsequent Work Building/structu... More

Mission San Francisco Solano de Sonoma, First & Spain Streets, Sonoma, Sonoma County, CA

Mission San Francisco Solano de Sonoma, First & Spain Streets, Sonoma,...

See also HALS CA-66 for additional documentation. Significance: Mission was founded in 1823 by Padre Jose Altimira as the last in a chain of 21 missions. Survey number: HABS CA-1138 Building/structure dates: ... More

St. Brendan's Roman Catholic Church, O'Neal Avenue, Eureka, Eureka County, NV

St. Brendan's Roman Catholic Church, O'Neal Avenue, Eureka, Eureka Cou...

Survey number: HABS NV-6-4 Building/structure dates: ca. 1875- ca. 1900 Initial Construction

St. Columba's Roman Catholic Church, Church II, 918 Broad Street, Johnstown, Cambria County, PA

St. Columba's Roman Catholic Church, Church II, 918 Broad Street, John...

Survey number: HABS PA-5741-B Building/structure dates: 1913- 1914 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1919 Subsequent Work

Pencader Presbyterian Church, Route 896, Glasgow, New Castle County, DE

Pencader Presbyterian Church, Route 896, Glasgow, New Castle County, D...

Survey number: HABS DE-58 Building/structure dates: 1852 Initial Construction

Holy Trinity Russian & Greek Orthodox Church, 1121 North Leavitt Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Holy Trinity Russian & Greek Orthodox Church, 1121 North Leavitt Stree...

Significance: The church is a late work by Louis H. Sullivan in traditional and exotic ecclesiastical idiom. Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-132 Survey number: HABS IL-1071 Buil... More

Greene Street Historic District, Greene Street, Gordon Highway to Augusta Canal Bridge, Augusta, Richmond County, GA

Greene Street Historic District, Greene Street, Gordon Highway to Augu...

Significance: Greene Street is one of the three major thoroughfares that developed in nineteenth century Augusta. It was the site of the original City Hall, constructed in 1820. Several important churches are l... More

Cadentown Rosenwald School, Caden Lane, Lexington, Fayette County, KY

Cadentown Rosenwald School, Caden Lane, Lexington, Fayette County, KY

Significance: Cadentown was one of approximately twenty-five African-American hamlets formed in Fayette County, Kentucky, after the Civil War. Former slaves purchased lots from developers such as Owen Caden t... More

St. John's Episcopal Church & Parish House, 210 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca, Tompkins County, NY

St. John's Episcopal Church & Parish House, 210 North Cayuga Street, I...

Survey number: HABS NY-5725 Public domain photograph of church architecture, religious building, monument, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

First Parish Church (Unitarian), 425 Congress Street, Portland, Cumberland County, ME

First Parish Church (Unitarian), 425 Congress Street, Portland, Cumber...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-29 Survey number: HABS ME-6 Building/structure dates: 1825- 1826 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1852 Subsequent Work

Old Brick Church, State Route 187, Wysox, Bradford County, PA

Old Brick Church, State Route 187, Wysox, Bradford County, PA

Survey number: HABS PA-222 Building/structure dates: 1828 Initial Construction

Unity Temple, 875 Lake Street, Oak Park, Cook County, IL

Unity Temple, 875 Lake Street, Oak Park, Cook County, IL

Significance: Frank Lloyd Wright's design for Unity Church was conceived with the prime objective of giving exterior expression to a room of worship by subordinating the smaller auxiliary functions to the main ... More

Pineville Chapel, State Road S-8-204, Pineville, Berkeley County, SC

Pineville Chapel, State Road S-8-204, Pineville, Berkeley County, SC

2012 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Third Place Significance: As a contributing resource to the Pineville Historic District listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Pineville Chapel is one of two early n... More

Pineville Chapel, State Road S-8-204, Pineville, Berkeley County, SC

Pineville Chapel, State Road S-8-204, Pineville, Berkeley County, SC

2012 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Third Place Significance: As a contributing resource to the Pineville Historic District listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Pineville Chapel is one of two early n... More

Magnolia Cemetery, 70 Cunnington Avenue, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

Magnolia Cemetery, 70 Cunnington Avenue, Charleston, Charleston County...

2009 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Fourth Place Significance: Magnolia Cemetery comprises approximately 58 acres of marshland and 92 acres of high land on the Cooper River north of town within the Charleston Neck.... More

Dr. Charles L. Marlatt House, Sixteenth & Church Streets Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Dr. Charles L. Marlatt House, Sixteenth & Church Streets Northwest, Wa...

Survey number: HABS DC-541 Public domain photograph of church architecture design drawing, building plan, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Free Library of Philadelphia, Falls of Schuylkill Branch, 3501 Midvale Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Free Library of Philadelphia, Falls of Schuylkill Branch, 3501 Midvale...

Significance: Completed in 1913, the Falls of the Schuylkill Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia was one of twenty-five branch libraries built through an endowment from industrialist-turned-philanthropis... More

Presbyterian Church, Vinland, Douglas County, KS

Presbyterian Church, Vinland, Douglas County, KS

Survey number: HABS KS-47 Public domain photograph of architectural diagram, building plan, section, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Presbyterian Church, Vinland, Douglas County, KS

Presbyterian Church, Vinland, Douglas County, KS

Survey number: HABS KS-47 Public domain photograph of architectural diagram, building plan, section, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

St. Joseph's Church, Zell, Ste. Genevieve County, MO

St. Joseph's Church, Zell, Ste. Genevieve County, MO

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-134 Survey number: HABS MO-1629 Building/structure dates: ca. 1847 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1918 Subsequent Work

Meetinghouse of the First Baptist Society, Pompey, Delphi Falls, Onondaga County, NY

Meetinghouse of the First Baptist Society, Pompey, Delphi Falls, Onond...

Significance: The oldest church remaining in Onondaga County, built in 1815-1818. This is a typical post-Colonial meeting house of the New England type, substantially in its original state. Unprocessed Field n... More

Bethany Deaconess Hospital, 237 Saint Nicholas Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY

Bethany Deaconess Hospital, 237 Saint Nicholas Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings...

Significance: ....the architecture of the Bethany Deaconess Hospital, suggestive of the German Renaissance style, is the only example of this type in the community. It is also the only building with a Dutch gab... More

Bethany Deaconess Hospital, 237 Saint Nicholas Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY

Bethany Deaconess Hospital, 237 Saint Nicholas Avenue, Brooklyn, Kings...

Significance: ....the architecture of the Bethany Deaconess Hospital, suggestive of the German Renaissance style, is the only example of this type in the community. It is also the only building with a Dutch gab... More

Pendleton Presbyterian Church, Broad & South Mechanic Streets, Pendleton, Anderson County, SC

Pendleton Presbyterian Church, Broad & South Mechanic Streets, Pendlet...

Significance: Interesting example of late 19th century church design, with use of Gothic Revival motifs. Survey number: HABS SC-326

Christ Episcopal Church, North Church Street, Greenville, Greenville, SC

Christ Episcopal Church, North Church Street, Greenville, Greenville, ...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-5 Survey number: HABS SC-13-6 Building/structure dates: 1850 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1918 Subsequent Work

Christ Episcopal Church, North Church Street, Greenville, Greenville, SC

Christ Episcopal Church, North Church Street, Greenville, Greenville, ...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-5 Survey number: HABS SC-13-6 Building/structure dates: 1850 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1918 Subsequent Work

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Eighth Avenue & Eleventh Street, Altoona, Blair County, PA

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Eighth Avenue & Eleventh Stree...

Survey number: HABS PA-5854 Building/structure dates: 1912- 1923 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1953 Subsequent Work

Church of St. John-in-the-Wilderness, U.S. Route 25, Flat Rock, Henderson County, NC

Church of St. John-in-the-Wilderness, U.S. Route 25, Flat Rock, Hender...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-1 Survey number: HABS NC-12-A-1 Building/structure dates: 1834 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1852 Subsequent Work

Church of St. John-in-the-Wilderness, U.S. Route 25, Flat Rock, Henderson County, NC

Church of St. John-in-the-Wilderness, U.S. Route 25, Flat Rock, Hender...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-1 Survey number: HABS NC-12-A-1 Building/structure dates: 1834 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1852 Subsequent Work

Maywood Presbyterian Church, 400 Northeast Ninth Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, OK

Maywood Presbyterian Church, 400 Northeast Ninth Street, Oklahoma City...

Significance: Architecturally, the Maywood Presbyterian Church is significant as a good example of Victorian Romanesque ecclesiastical styling with elements of Gothic Revival. Once a popular style, buildings w... More

Old North Church, 102 West Beverly Drive, Beverly Shores, Porter County, IN

Old North Church, 102 West Beverly Drive, Beverly Shores, Porter Count...

Significance: The Old North Church is the only remaining structure of the ten Colonial Village buildings that real-estate Robert Bartlett moved to his subdivision at Beverly Shores, Indiana, from the 1933-34 Ch... More

Second Baptist Church, Morgan & Monroe Streets, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Second Baptist Church, Morgan & Monroe Streets, Chicago, Cook County, ...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-11 Survey number: HABS IL-26-2 Building/structure dates: 1864 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1867 Subsequent Work Building/struc... More

Three Saints Russian Orthodox Church, Kodiak Island, Old Harbor, Kodiak Island Borough, AK

Three Saints Russian Orthodox Church, Kodiak Island, Old Harbor, Kodia...

Significance: A number of historic Russian Orthodox churches survive in Alaska, built by Native congregations in traditional forms. This 1953 church, although somewhat lower and wider in proportions than earli... More

Templo de Porta Coeli, San German, San German Municipio, PR

Templo de Porta Coeli, San German, San German Municipio, PR

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-4 Survey number: HABS PR-45 Building/structure dates: ca. 1571 Initial Construction

Templo de Porta Coeli, San German, San German Municipio, PR

Templo de Porta Coeli, San German, San German Municipio, PR

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-4 Survey number: HABS PR-45 Building/structure dates: ca. 1571 Initial Construction

Church of St. Louis of France (Roman Catholic), Third & Walnut Streets, Saint Louis, Independent City, MO

Church of St. Louis of France (Roman Catholic), Third & Walnut Streets...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-1, FN-165 Survey number: HABS MO-31-1 Building/structure dates: 1834 Initial Construction

Emmanuel Protestant Episcopal Church, North & Allegheny Streets, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

Emmanuel Protestant Episcopal Church, North & Allegheny Streets, Pitts...

Significance: Very small, more simple and subtle than other works of the period by H.H. Richardson, the church is nevertheless one of his finest later works in the Romanesque style. Survey number: HABS PA-426... More

Tacony, Tacony Baptist Church, 4715 Disston Street, north side between Hegerman & Vandike Streets, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Tacony, Tacony Baptist Church, 4715 Disston Street, north side between...

Significance: The Tacony Baptist Church is one of the oldest religious institutions in Tacony. It was organized in 1881 and the first permanent church building constructed on lots donated by the Disston Family... More

Taveau Church, State Road S-8-44, Cordesville, Berkeley County, SC

Taveau Church, State Road S-8-44, Cordesville, Berkeley County, SC

2012 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Honorable Mention Significance: While listed in the National Register of Historic Places and acclaimed for the sophistication of its exterior design and construction, Taveau Chur... More

Congregational Church, Harwinton, Litchfield County, CT

Congregational Church, Harwinton, Litchfield County, CT

Survey number: HABS CT-158 Building/structure dates: 1806 Initial Construction

Olana, State Route 9G, Hudson, Columbia County, NY

Olana, State Route 9G, Hudson, Columbia County, NY

Significance: Olana was lived in by and designed in large part by Frederic Edwin Church, famous American painter of the Hudson River School. The mansion, a total environment structure, is a combination of Weste... More

Orthodox Congregational Church, Central & Church Streets, Manchester, Essex County, MA

Orthodox Congregational Church, Central & Church Streets, Manchester, ...

Significance: Copied from the Country Builder's Assistant, America's first architectural treatise, this classical form became the archetype of early American ecclesiastical architectural practices. Tall steepl... More

Single Brethren's House, 89 West Church Street, Bethlehem, Northampton County, PA

Single Brethren's House, 89 West Church Street, Bethlehem, Northampton...

Significance: Built in 1748, the Single Brethren's House was the largest and most impressive structure to be erected in the Bethlehem Moravian Community since its establishment in 1741. This building is the sec... More

Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church, Unalaska Island, Unalaska, Aleutian Islands, AK

Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church, Unalaska Island, Unalaska, Ale...

Significance: One of the oldest Russian Orthodox churches in Alaska, the Holy Ascension Church of 1894 has a cruciform plan but a hip-roofed nave that emphasizes its squareness. Featuring three altars, this ch... More

Trammel Middle Camp, Trammel, Dickenson County, VA

Trammel Middle Camp, Trammel, Dickenson County, VA

Significance: "The camp was beautiful when I came here, all painted and new." Mrs. Lillie Mae Phillips, upon her arrival in 1919. Trammel Mining Camp was established in 1917, one of many such settlements crea... More

Charles & Fayette Streets (Church), Baltimore, Independent City, MD
Mural, Georgia Ave. near Keefer Pl., NW, Washington, D.C.

Mural, Georgia Ave. near Keefer Pl., NW, Washington, D.C.

Title, date, subject note, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The George F. Landegger Collection of District of Columbia Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Pr... More

Mission Senora de la Purisima Concepcion, Church, 807 Mission Road, San Antonio, Bexar County, TX

Mission Senora de la Purisima Concepcion, Church, 807 Mission Road, Sa...

Significance: The church is architecturally significant as physical evidence of building practices and techniques used during the Spanish colonial period. It is the least altered of all the Texas mission church... More

St. Mary's Greek Byzantine Catholic Church, Church, 401 Power Street, Johnstown, Cambria County, PA

St. Mary's Greek Byzantine Catholic Church, Church, 401 Power Street, ...

Survey number: HABS PA-5742-A Building/structure dates: 1920- 1922 Initial Construction

Greene Street Historic District, Greene Street, Gordon Highway to Augusta Canal Bridge, Augusta, Richmond County, GA

Greene Street Historic District, Greene Street, Gordon Highway to Augu...

Significance: Greene Street is one of the three major thoroughfares that developed in nineteenth century Augusta. It was the site of the original City Hall, constructed in 1820. Several important churches are l... More

Shaker Ministry's Shop, West of State Route 26, South of North Raymond Road, Northwest edge of church family area, Sabbathday Lake Village, Cumberland County, ME

Shaker Ministry's Shop, West of State Route 26, South of North Raymond...

Survey number: HABS ME-163 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 74000318

High Hills Baptist Church, Kings Highway (State Route 261), Stateburg, Sumter County, SC

High Hills Baptist Church, Kings Highway (State Route 261), Stateburg,...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-4 Survey number: HABS SC-13-5 Building/structure dates: after 1780 Initial Construction

High Hills Baptist Church, Kings Highway (State Route 261), Stateburg, Sumter County, SC

High Hills Baptist Church, Kings Highway (State Route 261), Stateburg,...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-4 Survey number: HABS SC-13-5 Building/structure dates: after 1780 Initial Construction

Holy Assumption Russian Orthodox Church, Chapel of St. Nicholas, Mission & Overland Streets, Kenai, Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK

Holy Assumption Russian Orthodox Church, Chapel of St. Nicholas, Missi...

Significance: Unusual among Alaska Russian Orthodox chapels, the Chapel of St. Nicholas is larger and more elaborate than most shrines, with its tall pyramidal roof and cross gable, yet smaller and plainer than... More

Moravian Church, Moravian Street, Green Bay, Brown County, WI

Moravian Church, Moravian Street, Green Bay, Brown County, WI

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-1 Survey number: HABS WI-28-3 Building/structure dates: 1852 Initial Construction

Pineville Chapel, State Road S-8-204, Pineville, Berkeley County, SC

Pineville Chapel, State Road S-8-204, Pineville, Berkeley County, SC

2012 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Third Place Significance: As a contributing resource to the Pineville Historic District listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Pineville Chapel is one of two early n... More

Pineville Chapel, State Road S-8-204, Pineville, Berkeley County, SC

Pineville Chapel, State Road S-8-204, Pineville, Berkeley County, SC

2012 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Third Place Significance: As a contributing resource to the Pineville Historic District listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Pineville Chapel is one of two early n... More

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, West of Route 123, Cestohowa, Karnes County, TX

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, West of Route 123, Cestoho...

Significance: Cestohawa or Cestochowa or Czestochowa is in northern Karnes County, Texas. It was named for Cestchowa in Poland, meaning "hides often." From 1881 to 1891, the metropolis of Polish missions in Tex... More

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1046 North Ninth Street, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1046 North Ninth Street, Milwauke...

Significance: Trinity is the mother church or Lutheranism in Milwaukee, its congregation having been organized in 1847. The fabric is a beautifully preserved example of Victorian Gothic design, and the woodwor... More

St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, 326 Fifth Street, Juneau, Juneau Borough, AK

St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, 326 Fifth Street, Juneau, Juneau...

Significance: The only remaining octagonal Russian Orthodox church in Alaska, this is also among the oldest. Its small size, fanciful belfry, and hillside location contribute to its picturesque appearance. In ... More

Presbyterian Church, Vinland, Douglas County, KS

Presbyterian Church, Vinland, Douglas County, KS

Survey number: HABS KS-47 Public domain photograph of architectural diagram, building plan, section, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Booth House, 133 East Church Street (moved to North Granville Street), Edenton, Chowan County, NC

Booth House, 133 East Church Street (moved to North Granville Street),...

Survey number: HABS NC-77 Building/structure dates: 1767- ca. 1770 Initial Construction

Grace Methodist Episcopal Church, Lanvale & Carrollton Streets, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Grace Methodist Episcopal Church, Lanvale & Carrollton Streets, Baltim...

Significance: The landmark Metropolitan United Methodist congregation dates back to 1825, the year formerly enslaved Truman Pratt began organizing prayer meetings in the Scrabble Town section of south Baltimore... More

Christ Episcopal Church, North Church Street, Greenville, Greenville, SC

Christ Episcopal Church, North Church Street, Greenville, Greenville, ...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-5 Survey number: HABS SC-13-6 Building/structure dates: 1850 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1918 Subsequent Work

Church of St. John-in-the-Wilderness, U.S. Route 25, Flat Rock, Henderson County, NC

Church of St. John-in-the-Wilderness, U.S. Route 25, Flat Rock, Hender...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-1 Survey number: HABS NC-12-A-1 Building/structure dates: 1834 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1852 Subsequent Work

Congregational Church, Soquel, Santa Cruz County, CA

Congregational Church, Soquel, Santa Cruz County, CA

Survey number: HABS CA-1192 Public domain photograph of church architecture, religious building, monument, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, Ebenezer Baptist Church, 407 Auburn Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, Ebenezer Baptist Churc...

Significance: The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site is located in one of the oldest neighborhoods in Atlanta - the Upper Auburn Avenue area. Originally called Wheat Street in honor of one of Atlant... More

St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 80 Meeting Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 80 Meeting Street, Charleston, Charles...

Significance: The oldest church standing in Charleston, Saint Michael's is a well-known mid-18th century monument rich in historical associations and architectural features. Unprocessed Field note material exi... More

St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 80 Meeting Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 80 Meeting Street, Charleston, Charles...

Significance: The oldest church standing in Charleston, Saint Michael's is a well-known mid-18th century monument rich in historical associations and architectural features. Unprocessed Field note material exi... More

Palatine Church, State Route 5, Nelliston, Montgomery County, NY

Palatine Church, State Route 5, Nelliston, Montgomery County, NY

Significance: Built in 1770, this is one of the churches built by the Germans from the Rhine Valley who settled this area, and is maintained as a shrine to them by the owners. Unprocessed Field note material ... More

Richard Allen Homes, Bounded by Poplar & Ninth Streets, Fairmount Avenue & Twelfth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Richard Allen Homes, Bounded by Poplar & Ninth Streets, Fairmount Aven...

Significance: Richard Allen Homes, also known as the Poplar Project during its planning and early days, was the Philadelphia Housing Authority's (PHA) first low-rent housing project to combine slum clearance wi... More

Shaker Church Family Main Dwelling House, U.S. Route 20, Hancock, Berkshire County, MA

Shaker Church Family Main Dwelling House, U.S. Route 20, Hancock, Berk...

Survey number: HABS MA-723 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 68000037

Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church, Unalaska Island, Unalaska, Aleutian Islands, AK

Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church, Unalaska Island, Unalaska, Ale...

Significance: One of the oldest Russian Orthodox churches in Alaska, the Holy Ascension Church of 1894 has a cruciform plan but a hip-roofed nave that emphasizes its squareness. Featuring three altars, this ch... More

Zion Hill Baptist Church, Railroad Avenue, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA

Zion Hill Baptist Church, Railroad Avenue, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA

Significance: Church is in sale and character with 20th Century frame vernacular architecture of Johnsontown. Has been largely remodeled. Survey number: HABS GA-38-J Building/structure dates: after. 1900- bef... More

Immanuel Episcopal Church, Second Street, La Grange, Fayette County, TN

Immanuel Episcopal Church, Second Street, La Grange, Fayette County, T...

Significance: This Protestant Episcopal Church was first established as a mission in 1832. It was established through the efforts of Mrs. Mary Hayes Gloster, a widow from Warrington, N.C. Her slaves built the... More

Church of the Redeemer, 236 Commercial Street, Provincetown, Barnstable County, MA

Church of the Redeemer, 236 Commercial Street, Provincetown, Barnstabl...

Significance: This wooden Greek Revival Church with notably fine three stage tower is remarkable for the illusionistic architectural detailing in fresco of its auditorium interior. Survey number: HABS MA-737 ... More

Church Block, 44 Front Street, Bath, Sagadahoc County, ME

Church Block, 44 Front Street, Bath, Sagadahoc County, ME

Significance: This Victorian brick business block has a first story cast-iron front, made at the Bath Iron Foundry. It was built in 1863 for Oliver Moses. Survey number: HABS ME-157 Building/structure dates:... More

Power's Church, County Road 800E, Angola, Steuben County, IN

Power's Church, County Road 800E, Angola, Steuben County, IN

1983 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Honorable Mention Significance: The Power's Church, built in 1876, is a fine example of early northern Indiana Colonial Revival architecture. Once part of a pioneer settlement i... More

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