Old St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church

Old St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church is a historic Methodist Episcopal church located on High Street in Odessa, New Castle County, Delaware. It was designed by noted Philadelphia architect, Samuel Sloan and built in 1851–1852. It is a two-story, brick building in the Greek Revival style. It measures 45 feet by 65 feet and has a low-pitched gable roof. The building ceased use as a church in 1955 and houses a local museum and cultural center.[2]

Old St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church
Old St Paul's Odessa DE rear.JPG
Viewed from the south
Old St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church is located in Delaware
Old St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church
Old St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church is located in the United States
Old St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church
Location506 High St., Odessa, Delaware
Coordinates39°27′27″N 75°39′38″W / 39.457430°N 75.660583°W / 39.457430; -75.660583Coordinates: 39°27′27″N 75°39′38″W / 39.457430°N 75.660583°W / 39.457430; -75.660583
Area0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built1851–1852
ArchitectSloan, Samuel
Architectural styleGreek Revival
NRHP reference No.82002353[1]
Added to NRHPMay 13, 1982

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]

Entrance on High Street, with doors on both stories.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Mrs. Raymond B. Wallace (April 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Old St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church". National Park Service. and accompanying six photos