Mercer Union Meetinghouse

Also known as: Union Church
Main St., 1/10 mi. W of jct. with ME 2, Mercer, Maine

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Description 

Criterion C: Architecture, and Criterion Consideration A: Religious property Erected in 1829 by an as yet unidentified builder and altered three times within the next century, the Mercer Union Meetinghouse is a transitional Federal and Greek Revival style frame edifice that is detailed on the exterior with Gothic Revival style features and on the interior within Greek Revival mouldings and bold grain painting. It was placed in the National Register of Historic Places for its significant architecture and in recognition of the excellent decorative grain painting on the interior.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 9, 2007
Reference number
06001223
Architectural style
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; et al.
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
School
Current function
School
Periods of significance
1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924
Significant years
1829; 1857; 1884

Update Log 

  • February 12, 2015: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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