First Universalist Church

Elm and Pleasant Sts., Auburn, Maine

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1876 First Universalist Church; Elm and Pleasant Sts., Auburn, Maine

Photo taken by Brian Bartlett

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Description 

Designed by John Stevens of Boston in the High Victorian Gothic Style, this church replaced an earlier 1839 High Street structure. Its' appearance is largely original, with the exception of the loss of the wrought iron cresting from the gable ridges.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 7, 1979
Reference number
79000126
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Religious structure
Current function
Religious structure
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1876

Tags 

19th Century (38,026)
Androscoggin County, Maine (130)
Auburn, Maine (20)
Brick (42,466)
Built 1876 (383)
Built during 1870s (5,057)
Church (5,748)
Granite (5,091)
Have Street View (48,284)
John Stevens (7)
Maine (1,875)
Place of worship (6,115)
Private owner (54,403)
Slate (5,715)

Update Log 

  • November 17, 2016: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • January 19, 2014: Updated by Brian Bartlett: Added description

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