St. William's Catholic Church (Long Lake, New York)

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St. William's Catholic Church
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St. William's Catholic Church, ca. 1905
St. William's Catholic Church (Long Lake, New York) is located in New York
St. William's Catholic Church (Long Lake, New York)
St. William's Catholic Church (Long Lake, New York) is located in the US
St. William's Catholic Church (Long Lake, New York)
Location Long Point on Raquette Lake, Long Lake, New York
Coordinates 43°49′33″N 74°37′55″W / 43.82583°N 74.63194°W / 43.82583; -74.63194Coordinates: 43°49′33″N 74°37′55″W / 43.82583°N 74.63194°W / 43.82583; -74.63194
Area less than one acre
Built 1890
Architect J.C. Cady & Co.; Hammond & Mosher
Architectural style Shingle Style
NRHP reference # 04001446[1]
Added to NRHP January 7, 2005

St. William's Catholic Church is a historic Roman Catholic church on Long Point on Raquette Lake in Long Lake, Hamilton County, New York.

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St. William's was designed by prominent New York architect J. Cleaveland Cady's firm at the height of Shingle Style architecture fashion. It was built by William West Durant in 1890 and is a rectangular, one-story Shingle Style church with a steeply pitched roof. The main facade features a two story cylindrical tower capped by a conical roof and flanked by a pair of open porches.[2]

Since 1993, the building has served as a location for community events.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]

Historic St. Williams Catholic Church on Long Point, Raquette Lake, New York
The altar of St. William's Catholic Church on Long Point, Raquette Lake, New York
The ceiling of St. Williams Catholic Church on Long Point. The entire ceiling has been hand-stencilled.

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