First Church of Christ, Congregational - East Haddam CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 41° 28.818 W 072° 26.783
18T E 713205 N 4595225
Quick Description: Built in 1794, the church and meetinghouse was the central spot of the district known as Little Haddam.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 11/10/2014 3:18:03 AM
Waymark Code: WMMVPA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The meetinghouse was the nucleus of Little Haddam in the mid 1700's. The village was located on a relatively busy road, it was a natural place for people to gather for weekly religious services. The church also served at the town meetinghouse house until 1796. The town meeting resumed in this vicinty with the building of the Town Hall specifically for this purpose. The church was the work of Lavius Fillmore, an influential architect/builder of the times.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 1/1/1794

Age of Church building determined by?: Other reliable source

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Sunday

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 10:00 AM

Street address of Church:
499 Town Street
East Haddam , CT

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Not listed

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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