1828A new First Parish Church was built.People and Communities, Arts and Culture, Location and Setting, Buildings & Architecture, Religion

Agreement of members of the First Parish to build a Meeting House, February 28, 1828. The First Church of Gloucester Collection, Box 6, Folder 3, Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Gloucester, MA.
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“The last service in the old house was held on the 6th of April, 1828, and the new building was dedicated on Christmas day, the same year.” (Hurd, pp. 1307-1308)

Hurd, D. Hamilton (Duane Hamilton) ed. History of Essex County, Massachusetts, with Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Pioneers and Prominent Men. Philadelphia, J. W. Lewis & Co., 1888, https://archive.org/details/historyofessexco01hurdd/page/1307/mode/1up
Agreement of members of the First Parish to build a Meeting House, February 28, 1828. The First Church of Gloucester Collection, Box 6, Folder 3, Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Gloucester, MA.
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