Insurance Agency Office - Former First Methodist Church of Batavia - Batavia, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 50.912 W 088° 18.845
16T E 390911 N 4633793
Quick Description: Former church building currently an office building in Batavia, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 11/4/2006 9:04:29 PM
Waymark Code: WMXJ2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 44

Long Description:
Originally built in 1852 as the First Methodist Church of Batavia. The building is constructed of locally quarried limestone and is in a Greek Revival style. The building served as a church until 1887 when a new Methodist Church was built in Batavia. The building was used from that time as a school building in the Batavia Comunity School District until 1976. In 1978 it was purchased and converted into offices for an insurance agency.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 01/01/1852

Age of Church building determined by?: Cornerstone or plaque

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Methodist

Street address of Church:
355 1st St.
Batavia, Illinois United States

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Not listed

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: Not Listed

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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