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First Methodist Episcopal Church - Galena Historic District - Galena, Illinois
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N 42° 24.968 W 090° 25.798
15T E 711457 N 4699180
Quick Description: This two-story brown brick Romanesque Revival building is located at 125 S Bench Street in Galena, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 5/17/2019 12:38:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM10JRG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
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Long Description:
Current name: Galena United Methodist Church

Architect: Oliver Marble

Builder: Stone mason - Strott and Recht.
Brick mason - Thomas Scott and Company

Developer: Marble and Smith

Style: Gothic Revival. Steeple

Historical Summary: The 1,200 pound bell was installed in 1868. U.S. Grant and family attended church here.

Architectural Description: This is a 2-story church in the Gothic Revival style built in 1856. The foundation is not visible. Exterior walls are brick. The building has a front-gable roof clad in asphalt shingles. Windows are original wood 1/1 double- or single-hung, stained glass, round arch, stone sills and lintels. Doors are historic wood paneled.

- ruskinarc.com Historic Architecture Survey Database



National Register Building Details
 
ADDRESS HIST. PROPERTY NAME C or N/C DATE STYLE, FORM, TYPE
125 S. Bench Street First Methodist Episcopal Church C 1856 Romanesque Revival

- National Register Application

Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Galena Historic District

Link to nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): [Web Link]

Address:
125 S Bench Street
Galena, Illinois 61036


How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

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