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Property Name Universalist Meeting House of Sheshequin
Reference Number 13000742
State Pennsylvania
County Bradford
Town Sheshequin Township
Street Address 6752 Sheshequin Road
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 9/18/2013
Areas of Significance architecture
Link to full file http://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/places/pdfs/13000742.pdf
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The Universalist Meeting House of Sheshequin meets National Register Criterion C in the area of Architecture. As a religious building that derives its significance from architectural distinction, it also meets Criterion Consideration A. This meeting house with its high quality woodwork (the work of skilled craftsmen), its exuberant interior and exterior detailing, and its sophisticated ornamentation, is a significant example of Federal architecture in rural Bradford County. The period of significance is 1827, the date construction was completed.

 

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