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Village church may get spot on registers

December 19, 2012
The Leader Herald

ST. JOHNSVILLE - The New York State Board for Historic Preservation recommended a village church be added to the State and National Registers of Historic Places.

According to a news release, the board recommended the First Methodist Episcopal Church be included on the registers.

"Built in 1879, the red brick church is notable for its refined design and was financed entirely by subscription, evoking the era of prosperity enjoyed by St. Johnsville and its Methodist Episcopal congregation during the latter half of the 19th century," a news release said.

Information from the National Park?Service listed the address of the church as 5 W. Main?St.

The state and national registers are the official lists of buildings, structures, districts, landscapes, objects and sites significant in the history, architecture, archeology and culture of New York state and the nation, the release said.



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