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Presbyterian Church, Emporium, PA

January 27, 2015

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The Presbyterian Church in Emporium, PA is a favorite type of mine: a classic A-1, where the tandem entries bring you beside the Sunday School, through entry vestibules and straight into the sanctuary. Children peal left or right into the S.S. Later the movable partitions reveal the in-line seating arrangement allowing the children to join their parents.

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Initially I had problems believing this was, indeed, the Presbyterian church in Emporium; the current church presents no such polygonal shape to the street. But a little sleuthing reveals that the Sunday School wing so prominent in both of these postcards views has been replaced by a rectangular lump of educational efficiency. Even the two flanking towers have been removed, eliminating their subtle hint of mediæval France.

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