John B. Sutcliffe

by Matt Johnson. English-born architect John B. Sutcliffe (1853-1913), who specialized in Episcopal church architecture, designed Houghton’s Trinity Church in 1910. Biography John B. Sutcliffe, born in England, trained as an architect there. He moved to the United States in 1886 and settled in Birmingham, Alabama. There he designed his first church, St. Mary’s-on-the-Highlands, in… Read more John B. Sutcliffe

Trinity Episcopal Church


by Matt Johnson Architect: John B. Sutcliffe Location: 205 E. Montezuma St., Houghton Built: 1906-10 Addition: Hitch, Inc., 2000 In 1860 a group of local businessmen formed an Anglican parish. They constructed a church in Hancock and named it Trinity Church. The church building was then relocated to Houghton where it served for several decades.… Read more Trinity Episcopal Church