1829A new meeting house was built for Universalists in Sandy Bay.People and Communities, Arts and Culture, Location and Setting, Buildings & Architecture, Religion

Sale agreement from Zebulon Tarr to the Universalists to build a meeting house, 1829. Courtesy of Cape Ann Museum Library & Archive, D 02, FF 5
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In 1821 the Universalists joined with another religious group to build a shared meeting house. Difficulties with sharing the facility arose, and after losing a lawsuit, they built a new meeting house.

Pringle, James R. History of the Town and City of Gloucester, Cape Ann, Massachusetts. Published by the City of Gloucester Archives Committee and the Ten Pound Island Book Co., 1997.
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