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Rogers in Benton County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First United Methodist Church

A.O. Clarke, Architect

— Built 1908 —

 
 
First United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 18, 2016
1. First United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  This building is a pinnacle of A.O. Clarke's interweaving use of limestone and brick, Romanesque arches, and stained glass window detail. In 1996, the historic sanctuary was renovated and is one of the highlights of the church. The trademark steeple was rebuilt at the same time to replace the original, which was destroyed by fire in 1911. The beautiful stained glass windows inside the sanctuary were conserved and restored by Norton Arts Conservator in 2003.
 
Erected by The Rogers Noon Rotary Club.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Rotary International series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1996.
 
Location. 36° 19.941′ N, 94° 7.147′ W. Marker is in Rogers, Arkansas, in Benton County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west on Elm Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 307 West Elm Street, Rogers AR 72758, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
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distance of this marker. Victory Theater (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Daisy Airgun Museum (about 500 feet away); Arvest Bank (about 500 feet away); Harris Baking Company (about 600 feet away); Historic Rogers Post Office Building (about 700 feet away); Applegate Drugstore (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bank of Rogers (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Butterfield Overland Mail In Arkansas (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rogers.
 
Also see . . .  First United Methodist Church, Rogers AR. (Submitted on March 26, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
First United Methodist Church, Rogers, Arkansas image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 18, 2016
2. First United Methodist Church, Rogers, Arkansas
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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