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First Presbyterian Church - Villa Rica, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 33° 44.085 W 084° 55.306
16S E 692531 N 3734685
Quick Description: Three buildings are within this building.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/21/2019 6:26:28 AM
Waymark Code: WMZY03
Views: 2

Long Description:

County of church: Carroll County
Location of church: Main St. & Dallas Rd., Villa Rica
Phone: (770) 459-5276
Organized 1855

These heavy wooden doors, made by the men of the congregation in 1930.


Two "Cornerstones" :
One: The Manse and lot on which this church stands, were given in loving memory of Elder W.B. 1847 Chandler, SR 1928 and his wife Elizabeth Slaughter 1854 Chandler 1915., By their children

Two: Presbyterian Church, Organized 1855, Rebuilt 1930


"519 Main Street, Villa Rica
1930 (per tax records)
Style: None
Plan type: Front Gable

"Architectural Description
Two and a half stories; full brick; decorative masonry; double doors; stained glass and 1/1 windows; asphalt shingles on roof; front gable roof with asphalt shingles; front center steeple.

Additions and Alterations
Lower story’s windows have been replaced with 6/6 panes; additions of a gym and Sunday school rooms; modern doors on back of church.

Outbuildings
Large metal building, 1997 (per tax records) – non-contributing.

"Architectural Integrity
Church is a good example of an early twentieth century church, and front of structure retains historical integrity. Church was re-built on the site of the original church, which burned down; primary funding by the Chandler family who owned the first Coca-Cola bottling plant.

Contributing or Non-Contributing
Contributing.

"Surveyed by Holly Lane, Center for Public History, UWG, June 16, 2009." ~ City of Villa Rica Historic Inventory Assessment, Phase 1

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: Romanesque

Address or physical location:
519 Mian St.,
Villa Rica, GA 30180


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