1806The Independent Christian Church (Universalist) was built on Middle Street.People and Communities, Religion

Universalist Church yard, c1870. E. G. Rollins, Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 21931
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The Universalist Church was completed in 1806 with Colonel Jacob Smith as the architect. It is currently home to the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church. Notably, Paul Revere, a silversmith, cast the church bell that hung in the Independent Christian Church.

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. “Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church.” https://www.gloucesteruu.org/.
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