Abandoned Churches

Religious / Kentucky, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia

This features a gallery of abandoned churches and religious buildings in the United States.


Kentucky

Ewing United Methodist Church

Olympia Church

Other


Ohio

Winegardener Chapel

The Winegardener Chapel in Rushville, Ohio was erected in 1887.

Other


New York


Pennsylvania


West Virginia

Emmanuel Methodist Episcopal Church

The Emmanuel Methodist Episcopal Church, also known as the Bruffeys Creek Church, was constructed c. 1899 in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. 2

First Baptist Church

The First Baptist Church is located in Fayette County, West Virginia.

Hills Chapel

Hills Chapel was established c. 1899 in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. 1

Quinnimont Baptist Church

The Quinnimont Baptist Church was constructed in the Gothic Revival architectural style c. 1920 in Fayette County, West Virginia. 3

Quinnimont Missionary Baptist Church

The Quinnimont Missionary Baptist Church for African Americans was established in 1880 in Fayette County, West Virginia. 4 The increasing number of African Americans living within the New River Gorge led to the formation of the New River Baptist Association in 1884.

Other


Sources

  1. Greenawalt, Justin and Mary Stack. West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office, 2011, Hills Chapel.
  2. West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office, Emmanuel Methodist Episcopal Church.
  3. Valente, Kim A. West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office, 1994, Quinnimont Baptist Church.
  4. Quinnimont Missionary Baptist Church.” National Park Service, 12 Feb. 2021.