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First Methodist Church
Date Created and/or Issued
1876 or 1877
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Pasadena Museum of History
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Pasadena Museum of History
Pasadena Museum of History
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Photograph is of the First Methodist Church. This was the second church built in Pasadena. The building itself is rather rudimentary - one level, made of wood. It has some interesting decorative detail around the entrance and on the roof. There seems to be some disparity among the notes accompanying this photograph as to the date - either 1876 or 1877 - though most say 1877. There also seems to be some disparity regarding its location. One note says it was located at Orange Grove and Palmetto, another says it was on California St. near Orange Grove Ave. The church later moved to West Colorado St. According to "History of Pasadena" by Hiram A. Reid (pub. 1895), a committee to raise funds for the church was appointed in October of 1876, and on January 7, 1877 the church was dedicated.
Church buildings--California--Pasadena
First Methodist Episcopal Church (Pasadena, Calif.)

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