Blog

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.

 



Recent Posts


Tags

Henry Koen Office Building Free Lesson Plan Duck Hunting White County Courthouse Dionicio Rodriguez Arkansas History Lesson Plans North Little Rock Arkansas Sandwiching in History Pope County Arkansas Turner Restoration Kiblah School Monroe County Courthouse Wingmead free historic preservation workshop Ozark Farming Delta Cultural Center Buffalo National River Helena Arkansas Conway County Library Civilian Conservation Corps Miller County News Release Dr. Ruth Hawkins National Register of Historic Places U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntsville Commercial Historic District Main Street Searcy New Century Club of Camden Arkansas State University Heritage Sites Free Cemetery Preservation Workshops most endangered historic places Bogg Springs Arkansas Historic County Courthouses Phillips County Arkansas Gothic Revival architecture Main Street Siloam Springs Three States Lumber Company Arkansas Design Network Rosston Arkansas Evelyn Gill Walker House historic Arkansas properties Bogg Springs Hotel Free Courthouse Poster Booneville Historical Preservation Society Forrest City Cemetery Rosenwald Schools Clarendon Arkansas Arkansas Tuberculosis Sanatorium Museum Walks Through History Doddridge Arkansas Arkansas Humanities Council 19th Century Road Construction Main Street Texarkana Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Historic Preservation Alliance Prairie County Arkansas Poinsett County Arkansas County courthouse Restoration Grants Houston Methodist Episcopal Church South free teacher resources Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas Saline County Arkansas Mid-Century Modern Architecture Pope County Courthouse Burdette Plantation Russellville Arkansas Pike County Arkansas Montgomery County Courthouse Mississippi County Courthouse Osceola Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission Main Street Ozark historic resort communities Marked Tree Arkansas Main Street Batesville Mississippi County Arkansas 13th Amendment Classroom Presentation free history tours Leake-Ingham Building Rustic Architecture Pulaski County Courthouse Barney Elias House Elias Camp Morris Polk County Arkansas historic architecture Old U.S. Post Office and Customs House 13th Amendment Real Estate Transfer Tax Little Rock Fire Station No. 2 Downtown Revitalization Grants Centennial Baptist Church Cumberland Presbyterian Church National Historic Landmark Flood Control Destination Downtown Conference Pike County Courthouse cemetery preservsation U.S. Forest Service African American education Perry County Arkansas Freedom Park Camden Public Library steel window restoration workshop Carlisle Rock Island Railroad Depot Forrest City Arkansas Let Freedom Ring Skillern House downtown revitalization Huntsville Arkansas Parker-Hickman Farm Historic District Renaissance Revival Architecture Historic Preservation Restoration Grants Arkansas Business History Main Street Dumas Little Rock Central High School Fayetteville Arkansas Camden to Washington Road Main Street Arkansas Civil Works Administration Naturalistic Architecture Roe Arkansas Tolbert Gill Tudor Revival Architecture Benton Arkansas cemetery preservation Burdette Arkansas Arkansas Historic Preservation Arkansas History Nevada County Arkansas Arkansas Railroad History Edgar Monsanto Queeny Monroe County Arkansas Ouachita County Arkansas Trail of Tears in Arkansas Art Deco Architecture slipcover removal grants Montgomery County Arkansas American Legion Central High School Neighborhood Historic District Newton County Arkansas Estes-Williams Post #61 American Legion Hut Stearns/Gehring Chapel Cemetery Booneville Arkansas Monsanto Chemical Corporation historic telephone booth National Register of Historic Madison County Arkansas Mosaic Templars Cultural Center Arkansas African American Civil War History Arkansas religious history Mississippi Main Street Association Arkansas Preservation Awards downtown economic development Craftsman style architecture Main Street Arkansas:Real Estate Transfer Tax Arkansas Register of Historic Places "Let Freedom Ring" Travel Grants Marked Tree Lock and Siphons Camden Arkansas Folk Victorian Architecture Abolition of Slavery Louisiana Main Street program Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council Houston Arkansas Freedmen's Bureau Paris Arkansas International-Style Architecture Cemetery Preservation Library Sunken Lands Erbie Arkansas Morrilton Arkansas St. Francis County Historical Society

Archive