First Presbyterian Church, 91 Public Square, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OH
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91 Public Square, Cleveland, OH
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS OH-2124
Building/structure dates: 1855 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1857 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1884 subsequent work
Significance: Preceded only a few months by Trinity Church (Episcopal), "The Old Stone Church" is Cleveland's second oldest. Established under "Plan of Union" of the Presbyterian and Congregational Churches, it is the Mother Church in Cleveland of the many Presbyterian and Congregational Churches which followed. It is the oldest surviving building in central city.
Heard & Porter
Warner, W. J.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. Historic American Buildings Survey, PHOTOCOPY OF AN 1856 WATERCOLOR BY CATHERINE C. HOPLEY IN THE COLLECTION OF THE WESTERN RESERVE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, CLEVELAND.
2. Historic American Buildings Survey, Martin Linsey, Photographer October 2, 1965 GENERAL EXTERIOR VIEW OF THE SOUTH (MAIN) FACADE AND EAST ELEVATION.
3. Historic American Buildings Survey, Martin Linsey, Photographer October 2, 1965 SOUTH (FRONT) FACADE.
4. Historic American Buildings Survey, Martin Linsey, Photographer March 14, 1966 VIEW OF THE CHANCEL, LOOKING NORTH.
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