Font, Baptismal
1901 Approximate
Evangelical United Methodist Baptismal Font. Material: wood, ceramic, metal. (a) Font. Size: 15" W. x 41" H. Description: dark finished hardwood; octagonal font mounted on a four footed pedestal; a small wooden cross is attached with brads on each of the eight sides of the font. (b) Lid. Size: 3 1/2" x 11". Description: dark finished hardwood, octagonal font lid, circular handle attached to top center with nails. (c) Basin. Size: 3" H. x 8" diameter. Description: yellow ceramic bowl to hold water for baptism recipient; bowl fits into top of font.
Font from the original church located at 3rd Avenue and 3rd Street. Commissioned 1901. The new church was built in 1959.