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Twinsburg in Summit County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

First Congregational Church

United Church of Christ

 

—Organized August 23, 1822 —

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2011
1. First Congregational Church Marker
Inscription.
Twinsburg pioneers, many from Killingworth, Connecticut, worshipped in various locations for 31 years until this church was built in 1848. Its design is attributed to master builder Simeon Porter. The spire is an 1857 replacement. The edifice is notable for being a Classic Revival translation of the standard meeting house of the preceding Federal period.
 
Erected 1967 by The Ohio Historical Society and Women's Fellowship, First Congregational Church. (Marker Number 3-77.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 41° 18.72′ N, 81° 26.522′ W. Marker is in Twinsburg, Ohio, in Summit County. Marker is on Church Street near Aurora Road (Ohio Route 82), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker and church are along the west side of the public square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9050 Church Street, Twinsburg OH 44087, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Twinsburgh Civil War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Eisenhower" Green Ash Tree (about 300 feet away); The Wilcox Twins
First Congregational Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2011
2. First Congregational Church Marker
(about 300 feet away); Twinsburg World War II - Korea - Vietnam War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Twinsburg World War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Locust Grove Cemetery Vault (about 700 feet away); President's House (approx. 4.6 miles away); North College (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Twinsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Twinsburg First Congregational Church. (Submitted on June 13, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Builder Simeon Porter. (Submitted on June 13, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Greek Revival Architecture. (Submitted on June 13, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Greek Revival in Digital Archive of American Architecture. (Submitted on June 13, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2011
3. First Congregational Church and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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