Methodist Episcopal Church of Butler

Methodist Episcopal Church of Butler is a historic former Methodist Episcopal church located at Butler Center in Wayne County, New York. It is a rectangular, gable roofed frame building designed in a vernacular Greek Revival style and built about 1836. It rests on a cobblestone foundation and is surmounted by an open belfry. Also on the property is a cemetery (non-contributing), established in 1864.[2]

Methodist Episcopal Church of Butler
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Methodist Episcopal Church of Butler is located in New York
Methodist Episcopal Church of Butler
Methodist Episcopal Church of Butler is located in the United States
Methodist Episcopal Church of Butler
LocationButler Center Rd., jct. with Washburn Rd., Butler Center, New York
Coordinates43°10′6″N 76°46′17″W / 43.16833°N 76.77139°W / 43.16833; -76.77139Coordinates: 43°10′6″N 76°46′17″W / 43.16833°N 76.77139°W / 43.16833; -76.77139
Area2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built1836
Architectural styleGreek Revival
NRHP reference No.97001459[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 24, 1997

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.[1]

Butler Church MuseumEdit

The building is now operated as the Butler Church Museum by the Butler Historical Society. It is open on the first Saturday of the month from May through October.

The Society also operates the Roe Cobblestone Schoolhouse as a museum.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Archived from the original (Searchable database) on 2019-04-04. Retrieved 2016-08-01. Note: This includes Nancy L. Todd (September 1997). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Methodist Episcopal Church of Butler" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-01. and Accompanying 12 photographs

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