Union Church
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 43° 23.023 W 072° 22.295
18T E 712904 N 4806782
Quick Description: Union Church, Claremont
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 3/19/2006 7:04:53 PM
Waymark Code: WM97Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 29

Long Description:
Union Church

Located easterly on Old Church Road, this wood-frame structure, built in 1771-1773, is the oldest standing Episcopal church in the State, serving the second oldest parish. The parish began in 1768 as a mission of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. The first rector was Reverend Ranna Cossitt (1771-1785).

Located on NH 12-A, the Jarvis Hill Road, about 1 mile south of its junction with NH 12 and 103.

The Union Church was listed on the National Register in 1980.

The waymark is for the location of the actual church building. The historic marker site is several miles away.

Marker Name: Union Church

Official Marker Number: 57

Marker Type: Official NH State

Marker Location: Claremont

Date Marker Established: 1968

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