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Property Name Blackwell Methodist Episcopal Church
Reference Number 13000746
State Pennsylvania
County Tioga
Town Morris Township
Street Address 117 Blackwell Square
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 9/18/2013
Areas of Significance Architecture
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The Blackwell Methodist Episcopal Church is nominated under Criterion C for its architectural significance as an important example of local vernacular design and craftsmanship. As the church is nominated for its architectural significance, Criterion Consideration A is met. The period of significance is 1892, the year of construction. Constructed by as-yet unidentified carpenters and builders, the church features distinctive exterior wood siding that mimics brick masonry construction with stone quoins, and carefully executed exterior and interior features.


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