Monroe Street East Historic District

12th and Byron Sts., Wheeling, West Virginia

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File:Church of God and Saints of Christ, Wheeling.jpg

Front of the Church of God and Saints in Christ, a Black Hebrew Israelite church (part of a breakoff from the Church of God and Saints of Christ denomination), located on the southeastern corner of the junction of 12th and Byron Streets in Wheeling, West Virginia, United States. Built in 1837 as St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, it later was home to First Baptist Church before being occupied by the present owners. It is part of the Monroe Street East Historic District, a historic district that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Photo taken by Nyttend

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 12, 1980
Reference number
80004036
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Other architectural type; Victorian: Romanesque; Romano-Tuscan
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Religious structure; Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling
Current functions
Religious structure; Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1837; 1852; 1866
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 6

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2015: Photo imported by Michael Miller

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