Jun-2, Stone Church, 1434 Old State Rd. Extension [Sen-2]

    Documentation

    Building date: 1839

    Original use: Church

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    Mortar application and content: Vertical heavy

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    Map Location

    Map views courtesy Google Maps. Address is Google Earth confirmed; 42°57'22.27"N 76°52'56.80"W. Current owner of record, Weideman as of the 2019 Tax Roll.

    Town of Junius and Seneca County Maps

    Comments, Additional Information, References

    First Methodist Episcopal Church of Junius was erected in 1839 is of Greek Revival style. A wooden porch is said to have once extended across the front with wooden steps on all three sides. The church today is privately owned. Date stone also contains two verses from Psalms. It has artistic stained glass windows. Richard Palmer blog.

    First Methodist Episcopal Church, Junius, NY, courtesy the Tom The Backroads Traveller blog.

    "Manual of the Churches of Seneca County with sketches of their pastors, 1895-96", compiled and published by the Courier Printing Co., Seneca Falls, NY 1896.

    Cobblestone Buildings in Seneca County, photographs and text by Walter Gable, Seneca County Historian, revised 10/25/2019.

    "Historic Tales of Seneca County, New York, by Walter Gable, Pages 60-61, Seneca County Historian, Arcadia Publishing, July 10, 2017.


    "Cobblestone Landmarks of New York State", 1978, by Olaf William Shelgren, Jr., Cary Lattin, and Robert W. Frasch, Photographs by Gerda Peterich: Name reference, First Methodist Episcopal Church
    Page 135

    "Cobblestone Masonry", 1966, Carl Schmidt: Name reference, First Methodist E. Church
    Page 148

    Photographs

    Junius Cobblestone Meeting House 1838
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    ¹ Image courtesy Richard Palmer blog. Attribution not provided.
    ² Photography courtesy Gerda Peterich. Cobblestone Museum.
    ³ Photography courtesy Martin and Sheila Wolfish.
    4 Photography courtesy Richard Palmer.

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