National Register of Historic Places in Mendocino County
St. Paul's Methodist Church is the oldest religious building in Point Arena. It provides the clearest remaining link to the town's long history of organized religion.
In 1867, The Methodists founded the first Christian congregation in Point Arena and built a church on this site in 1874.
In 1906, the church and the neighboring public school burned during the great earthquake. The replacement chuch, maintained a 19th century Gothic Revival appearance.
Adapted from the NRHP Nomination.