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The Park Church

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208 W. Gray St., Elmira NY 14901

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Website: https://www.theparkchurch.org/

Date of Construction: 1874-1876

Style: Eclectic

Architect / Builder: Horatio Nelson White


A Historic Church tour will be given at each half hour, beginning at 10:30 AM through 1:30 PM. Each tour will begin with a costumed presentation of “Mrs. Beecher and Mark Twain” by Jenny
Monroe who will portray Julia Jones Beecher, wife of the founding pastor, the Reverend Thomas K. Beecher. Then “Mrs. Beecher” will lead tours through the building including its 1874 Sanctuary and 1876 Parlors. This Sacred Sites Open House is happening simultaneously with The Family Reading Partnership of the Chemung Valley’s BOOKFEST in Wisner Park, directly adjacent to The Park Church.

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