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Surprises uncovered in historic Schenectady church

The front entrance of the Creative Advantage building on Union Street has changed little since it was built in 1872 as home for the German Methodist Church.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
The front entrance of the Creative Advantage building on Union Street has changed little since it was built in 1872 as home for the German Methodist Church.
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Rehabbing the former German Methodist Church on the corner of Lafayette and Union streets in Schenectady came with its share of surprises for Creative Advantage owner Walter Supley. There was the beautiful artwork on the ceiling of the main sanctuary, which had been covered up long ago, while a much less pleasant remnant from the past was the overwhelming evidence of pigeons having called the bell tower home. And then there were the bones. “We ...


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walter620
January 27, 2013
6:01 p.m.

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Great story and an historical lesson for all, especially the capital region. Kudos to Walter Supley for maintaining the 'stamp' of the building and preserving a Revolutionary War artifact...

Tom Mina

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