First Methodist Episcopal Church Steeple - Salem, Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily
N 44° 56.339 W 123° 02.127
10T E 497203 N 4976172
185-foot tall church steeple in historic downtown Salem
Waymark Code: WMFTZG
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 12/01/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member sailor_dave
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Built between 1871 and 1878, the First United Methodist Church building in Salem, Oregon is the oldest Methodist Church west of the Rocky Mountains. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places under it's original name "First Methodist Episcopal Church of Salem." The building is also a United Methodist Historic Site.

The church's wooden spire is 185 feet tall, making this the tallest building in Salem. The original spire was replaced in 1984.

Location of the Steeple:
600 State Street
Salem, OR USA

Approximate Date of Construction: 1984 (replicating the earlier 1878 steeple)

Website: [Web Link]

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