The Old Stone Church

The Old Stone Church (HMBP6)

Location: Cleveland, OH 44113 Cuyahoga County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 30.014', W 81° 41.668'

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Religious worship began on this site in 1820 as a Plan of the Union Sunday School with ministers recruited by the Connecticut Home Missionary Society. Its first stone church, officially known as the First Presbyterian Church of Cleveland, was built and dedicated on February 26, 1834, but as the congregation grew, a second stone church was constructed and finished on August 12, 1855. Built of Berea Sandstone, it stands now as the oldest building on Public Square. Ravaged by fires in 1857 and 1884, the church was rebuilt according to the original plans, and the 1884 interior restored by East Coast architect, Charles W. Schweinfurth. From 1965 to 1983, the chapel served as the worship center for the Cleveland Chinese Christian Church.
HM NumberHMBP6
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number66-18
Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe First Presbyterian Church and the Ohio Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 5:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 442037 N 4594522
Decimal Degrees41.50023333, -81.69446667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 30.014', W 81° 41.668'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 30' 0.84" N, 81° 41' 40.08" W
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Area Code(s)216, 330, 440
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 91 Public Square, Cleveland OH 44113, US
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