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Napa in Napa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

First Presbyterian Church Building

 
 
First Presbyterian Church Building Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, April 26, 2009
1. First Presbyterian Church Building Marker
Inscription. Designed by pioneer architects R.H. Daly and Theodore Eisen, this church is an outstanding example of late Victorian Gothic architectural styling. It is the best surviving example in this region of early works associated with Eisen, who later became an important Southern California architect. The First Presbyterian Church has been in continuous use since its construction in 1874. Longest early Pastorates are Richard Wylie and Erwin Bollinger.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 878

Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Napa County Historical Society, May 18, 1975.
 
Erected 1975 by State Department of Parks and Recreation and the Napa County Historical Society. (Marker Number 878.)
 
Location. 38° 17.794′ N, 122° 17.213′ W. Marker is in Napa, California, in Napa County. Marker is on Third Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located between Randolph and Franklin Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1333 Third Street, Napa CA 94559, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Napa Valley Railroad (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Napa Courthouse Flag Staff
First Presbyterian Church Building and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, April 26, 2009
2. First Presbyterian Church Building and Marker
Looking Southeast
(about 600 feet away); Napa - Birthplace of the Loudspeaker and the Magnavox Corp. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oberon Saloon (approx. 0.2 miles away); A. Hatt Buildings 1884 & 1886 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Winship Building 1888 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Semorile Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hatt Building 1886 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Napa.
 
Regarding First Presbyterian Church Building. In 1874 The First Presbyterian Church was erected on land donated by NATHAN COOMBS.

This building was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.878 on January 13, 1975. It was also listed in the National Register of Historic Places on June 5, 1975.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.LandmarksNotable Buildings
 
First Presbyterian Church Building and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, April 26, 2009
3. First Presbyterian Church Building and Marker
Looking Southwest
National Register of Historic Places Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, April 26, 2009
4. National Register of Historic Places Plaque
This plaque is mounted on the front of the building on Randolf Street.
First Presbyterian Church Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, April 26, 2009
5. First Presbyterian Church
View from Randolf Street
Stained Glass Window Over Entrance Doors Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, April 26, 2009
6. Stained Glass Window Over Entrance Doors
Statue Under Steeple Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, April 26, 2009
7. Statue Under Steeple
Third Street View of the Church Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, April 26, 2009
8. Third Street View of the Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 998 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   8. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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