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Sounding board, Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Catawba County, North Carolina

Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church and Cemetery (Newton, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Sounding board, Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Catawba County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Church buildings
Sounding boards
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0027pnc003
Builder:
Created Date:
Created Date:
Description:
Provenance: The church was originally used by German Lutheran and German Reformed worshipers. | Architectural Note: The plain two-story structure is constructed with logs reused from an earlier church and follows a meetinghouse plan with the main entrance on its side. This decorative sounding board is suspended over the pulpit | Historical Note: The church is one of the oldest in the region and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Catawba County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Built:
Street:
2035 Old Conover-Startown Road
Community:
Newton
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
28658
Provenance note:
Lutheran and German Reform congregations were the first owner.
Architectural note:
The logs from a preceding mid-eighteenth century meetinghouse were incorporated into the building.
Historical note:
The structure is one of the oldest meetinghouses in the region and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Catawba County (N.C.)
Subjects:
Church buildings
Religious buildings
Cemeteries
Lutheran Church
Meeting houses (Religious buildings)
Log buildings
National Register of Historic Places
Historic buildings
Latitude, Longitude:
35.679024, -81.243031

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