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Title
Old Congregational Church or First Church of Christ
Contributor
Hepting, Eugene Walter, 1895-1971
Date Created and/or Issued
[192-?]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
1989-1153.
In: [Scenes of Sacramento] [manuscript] / Eugene Walter Hepting. [Sacramento, Calif. : E. Hepting, 1938?], Vol. A, leaf 38.
View fron the front of a crenellated building; steps lead to entrance in a large rectangular tower; entrance beneath an arch; above entrance is rectangular stained glass windown surmounted by an arch; above entrance section is a squat rectangular section with blind rectangular "windows" on 2 visible sides; this section surmounted by another squat, crenellated tower with arched openings on 4 sides; entrance section flanked by recessed sections also with entrances and stained glass windows above entrance and crenellations at roofline.
Walter Hepting was born in Sacramento (father was from Switzerland, mother from Germany). Worked for the State Treasurer's Office. Was amateur historian, collected old photographs and images of Sacramento.
"1854.Owned & occupied by the Presbyterian Church, one story 60x90, $25,000(First Congregational Church) This splendid edifice, now approaching completion, is situated on the east side of 6th street, between I & J street, ......Mr. A.C. Sweetser, architect. J.B.Benson, Pastor.Style of workmanship, castelated architecture. Cost of lot and building, $25,000...(City directory of 1856...) This church was torn down in the year 1923.Now occupied by Ed Kripp's Dance Hall, 'Dreamland'."
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 11 x 9 1/8 in.
Identifier
(C)001393415CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-6780
Language
English
Subject
Congregational churches--California--Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)

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