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Cambria in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

North Ridge Methodist Episcopal Church

Built 1846-1848

 
 
North Ridge Methodist Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 12, 2014
1. North Ridge Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. A good example of Greek Revival architecture and cobblestone masonry construction. First church building in North Ridge. Listed on state and national historic registers: 2002. Sign donated in memory of Suzanne Schultz.
 
Location. 43° 12.772′ N, 78° 49.67′ W. Marker is in Cambria, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on North Ridge Road (New York State Route 93) 0.1 miles west of Cambria Wilson Road (New York State Route 425), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3930 North Ridge Road, Lockport NY 14094, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Howell's Tavern (approx. 0.9 miles away); DEC. 19th, 1813 (approx. 1.5 miles away); Log Cabin (approx. 3.3 miles away); Randall Road Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Soldier's Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); 1848 Root House (approx. 3.8 miles away); Fowler Sawmill (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Site Of Niagara Poultry Farm (approx. 4.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cambria.
 
More about this marker. The name North Ridge probably refers to the ancient small ridge which facilitated easier traveling due to natural drainage; this ridge branching northwest
Smaller North Ridge Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 12, 2014
2. Smaller North Ridge Methodist Church Marker
This second and smaller marker, almost against the church at the left front corner, reads, "North Ridge Methodist Church Built 1848. Founded by Olive Beach in 1816. Built on land donated by Reuben Wilson. Made of cobblestones smoothed by the waters of Lake Ontario."
from the longer similar ridge of Ridge Road (NY route 104).
 
Also see . . .
1. North Ridge United Methodist Church. (Submitted on May 15, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. The Cobblestone Museum. Cobblestone masonry information (Submitted on May 15, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Erected 1848 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 12, 2014
3. Erected 1848
On a quion at the front left corner near the smaller marker.
Westward View North Ridge Methodist Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 12, 2014
4. Westward View North Ridge Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
Front of North Ridge Methodist Episcopal Church with Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 12, 2014
5. Front of North Ridge Methodist Episcopal Church with Marker
Front and East Sides North Ridge Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 12, 2014
6. Front and East Sides North Ridge Methodist Church
The smaller marker is on the black post. The "ERECTED 1848" quoin is by the electric service meter.
Front and West Sides North Ridge Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 12, 2014
7. Front and West Sides North Ridge Methodist Church
Closer View Front and West Sides North Ridge Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 12, 2014
8. Closer View Front and West Sides North Ridge Methodist Church
Cobblestone Masonry North Ridge Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 12, 2014
9. Cobblestone Masonry North Ridge Methodist Church
Between front left wondow and front door.
East Side North Ridge Methodist Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 12, 2014
10. East Side North Ridge Methodist Episcopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   9. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   10. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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