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First Methodist Church
Buttzville, Warren County



The church is located on a prominent hill above Route 46. It was founded in 1830, and this building was erected in 1873-1875. The round-arch windows and the Tuscan arch in the steeple reflect the popularity of the Romanesque at the time.
     Twenty years after the church was built a basement was dug underneath the building to accommodate a Sunday School and room for other meetings and activities, which probably accounts for the disproportionaly small front entrance to the church.
     

 

 

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