Church of the Good Shepherd

Church of the Good Shepherd (HMIYW)

Location: Berkeley, CA 94710 Alameda County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 52.205', W 122° 17.679'

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Charles L. Bugbee, Architect, 1878

— Listed on the National Register of Historic Places —

This is Berkeley's oldest remaining church building and the oldest church in the East Bay still in continuous use by its founding congregation. The one-story Victorian Gothic-style building was built here on what was Bristol Street, before it was renamed Hearst Avenue. The church is distinguished by vertical board-and-batten siding, a 75-foot bell tower, and pointed-arch stained glass windows. The church's thousand-pound Blymer bell was used as a city fire alarm from 1882 until the advent of electricity in 1894.

Berkeley Historical Plaque Project
2000
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HM NumberHMIYW
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Year Placed2000
Placed ByBerkeley Historical Plaque Project
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 4:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 562037 N 4191635
Decimal Degrees37.87008333, -122.29465000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 52.205', W 122° 17.679'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 52' 12.30" N, 122° 17' 40.74" W
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Area Code(s)510, 650, 408, 925
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1005 Hearst Ave, Berkeley CA 94710, US
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