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First 2018 Sandwiching in History Tour to Visit First United Methodist Church

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Friday, December 22, 2017

 

LITTLE ROCK–The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program’s first “Sandwiching in History” tour of 2018 will visit First United Methodist Church at 723 Center Street in Little Rock at noon on Friday, January 5.

Designed by noted Little Rock architect Frank Gibb in 1896, the First United Methodist Church is his only known commission in the Romanesque Revival style. The congregation of the First United Methodist Church was organized in 1831, making it the oldest Methodist Church in Little Rock. From 1868 to 1914 at least five other Methodist churches were established as “missions” of First Methodist, earning it the title of “Mother Church.”

The “Sandwiching in History” tour series targets Pulaski County structures and sites. The noontime series includes a brief lecture and tour of the subject property. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunches with them. The American Institute of Architects offers one HSW continuing education learning unit credit for members who attend a “Sandwiching in History” tour.

Other 2018 “Sandwiching in History” tours will be held February 2, Markham Street United Methodist Church (Faith United Methodist Church), 9820 West Markham, Little Rock; March 2, Block Realty-Couch House, 8 Armistead Road, Little Rock; April 6, Dr. Charles Kennedy House, 6 Edenwood Lane, North Little Rock; May 4, Lake Nixon, 18500 Cooper Orbit Road, Little Rock; June 1, Maumelle Ordnance Works Bunker #4, 4 Willastein Drive, Maumelle; July 6, William E. Woodruff House, 1017 East Eighth Street, Little Rock; August 3, National Old Line Building, 501 Woodlane Street, Little Rock; September 7, Matthews-Storey House, 8115 Ascension Lane, Little Rock; October 5, Rock Island Argenta Depot, 1201 East Fourth Street, North Little Rock; November 2, Mary H. Matthews Lustron House, 5021 Maryland Avenue, Little Rock, and December 7, Curran Hall, 615 East Capitol Avenue, Little Rock.

All tours are free and open to the public. For information, call the AHPP at (501) 324-9880, write the agency at 1100 North Street, Little Rock, AR 72201, or send an e-mail message to [email protected], or visit www.arkansaspreservation.org.

The AHPP is the Department of Arkansas Heritage division responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources. Other divisions are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State Archives.

 



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