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Christ Church (Episcopal), 1 Dresden Avenue, Gardiner, Kennebec County, ME

Christ Church (Episcopal), 1 Dresden Avenue, Gardiner, Kennebec County, ME

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Summary

Significance: This is the third "Gothick" church built in New England and one of the earliest built in America. Christ Church played a pioneering role, introducing a new architectural style to America. This style became the more academic Gothic and dominated church architecture for decades. Christ Church was one of the earliest stone buildings in Maine and perhaps the earliest stone church in the state.
Survey number: HABS ME-143
Building/structure dates: 1819- 1820 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: after. 1852- before. 1880 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1965 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Jarvis, Samuel Farmar
Gardiner, Robert Hallowell
Bisgrove, Mark C
Shettleworth, Earle G
Wengren, Mary-Eliza
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Location

Gardiner (Me.)44.22743, -69.77469
Google Map of 44.22742909999999, -69.7746877
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