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Ajo Federated Church Doorway - Ajo, AZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1
N 32° 22.348 W 112° 51.759
12S E 324764 N 3583247
Quick Description: This is the main entrance to the Ajo Federated Church, a Methodist Church in Ajo, Arizona.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 12/22/2018 3:18:22 PM
Waymark Code: WMZQG4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Janila
Views: 2

Long Description:
This church was constructed in 1926, in Ajo, a mining town in southern Arizona. The mine owner, to impress travellers and investors, created an elaborate train station and central plaza. He also sponsored this church building opposite the grand plaza. This door would be in view when travellers first entered the area. The door is wood and set in an arched opening. The doorway features two twisted concrete columns on either side with a scalloped concrete arch over the top. The arched portion of the doorway is filled by a latticework of glass panes in wood. The doors themselves consist of a dark wood framework with lighter wood inserts.
Type of material of the door: Wood

Functional door?: Yes

Location of this door/way: On private property

Is it accessable only by paid admission": No

Style: Other

Address or physical location:
101 Lomita Ave Ajo, Arizona 85321


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