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The West Parish Meetinghouse
Format Postcard
Description 2 pages
Language English
City, State West Barnstable, MA
Denomination Congregational churches
Subject Fine Arts
Notes Erected 1717; Remodelled 1852; Restored 1953 The Meetinghouse is the oldest Congregational Church Building in the United States. The West Parish Congregational Church, gathered in London in 1616, claims the longest continuous history of any church of that order. Also used for Barnstable Town Meetings for more than a hundred years.
Collection James R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
Contributor Princeton Theological Seminary
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