First Congregational Church

First Congregational Church (HM26WI)

Location: Littleton, NH 03561 Grafton County
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N 44° 18.451', W 71° 46.641'

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On July 4, 1833, Main Street's first house of "publick worship" was dedicated here on Meetinghouse Hill.
Several denominations shared the English Gothic church, and it was a famed forum for abolition and temperance causes.
The Reverends Lyman and Henry Ward Beecher spoke from its pulpit.
Two spires replaced the original square belfry in 1874, their asymmetry and textured surfaces reveal Queen Anne influences that are echoed in the 1882 Parish House.
The interior is graced with an 1881 Hook & Hastings organ and fifteen stained glass windows donated by parishioners in 1902.
HM NumberHM26WI
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Date Added Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 278479 N 4909780
Decimal Degrees44.30751667, -71.77735000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 18.451', W 71° 46.641'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 18' 27.06" N, 71° 46' 38.46" W
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Area Code(s)603
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201 W Main St, Littleton NH 03561, US
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