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  • Subject contains "First Parish Congregational Church (Wakefield, Mass.)"

Description: "The fourth meeting house of the First Parish Congregational Church was dedicated in 1892, and was known as one of the finest north of Boston. The style was a simple harmonious development of…

Date: ca. 1890
Description: "The history of the First Parish Congregational Church is woven into the history of the Town of Wakefield. The first house of worship was erected by the citizens of Reading on the westerly side of…[More]

Date: ca. 1880 - 1889
Description: "When viewed through a stereoscope or special glasses, two superimposed stereoscopic pictures create a two [i.e three] dimensional effect. The third home of the First Parish Congregational Church was…[More]

Date: 1909
Description: "The fourth meeting house of the First Parish Congregational Church fell victim to a fire on the morning of February 21, 1909, in what was described by the Wakefield Item as 'one of the hottest and…[More]

Date: 02-1916
Description: "Passersby stop to look at the damage caused by a fire to the First Parish Congregational Church on February 21, 1909. The fire partially destroyed the stone building and 'brought genuine grief to…[More]

Description: "One of the constants in the history of Wakefield, from the time of its inception in 1644 until the present day, has been the First Parish Congregational Church. Currently located on the corner of…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 04-23-2008
Description: Photos show the church located at the corner of Church Street and Lake Avenue on the west side of the Lower Common near the lake. Sometimes called the "big stone church", the Romanesque Revival style…[More]

Date: 1909
Description: Postcard shows the Congregational Church on the west side of Wakefield Common. The granite church, built in 1892, was the fourth church on the site. It was destroyed by fire in 1909. A new church of…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows the Congregational Church on the west side of Wakefield Common. The granite church is the fifth church on the site, and was dedicated on February 1, 1912.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1907
Description: Postcard shows the Congregational Church on the west side of Wakefield Common. The granite church, built in 1892, was the fourth church on the site. It was destroyed by fire in 1909. A new church of…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows a view from the eastern shore of Lake Quannapowitt toward the Common.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: ca. 1921
Description: Postcard shows the Congregational Church on the west side of Wakefield Common. The granite church is the fifth church on the site, and was dedicated on February 1, 1912.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards