Presbyterian Church - Beaver, Oklahoma
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 36° 48.891 W 100° 31.263
14S E 364330 N 4075412
Quick Description: Historic Presbyterian Church in Beaver, one of the earliest churches in Oklahoma's panhandle.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 4/7/2012 6:56:59 PM
Waymark Code: WME5XG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
The Presbyterian Church in Beaver was founded in June 12, 1887 by Rev. R.M. Overstreet. Nearly immediately he set about getting a permanent church built for the congregation. He raised $100 from friends but most of the money came from the church mission in New York. Supplies to build the church were ordered and shipped to Dodge City, Kansas the nearest rail point. Transporting the supplies over the dirt trails from Dodge City to Beaver took four days. The building measuring 24 x 40 foot was constructed promptly at a cost of about $1000.

The church has been altered little over the years keeping its original form and continues to serve its congregation.
Street address:
3rd St. and Ave. E
Beaver, Oklahoma

County / Borough / Parish: Beaver

Year listed: 1974

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event

Periods of significance: 1875-1899

Historic function: Religion

Current function: Religion

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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