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First Church of Christ (Congregational), Main Street, between School & Church Streets, Farmington, Hartford County, CT

First Church of Christ (Congregational), Main Street, between School & Church Streets, Farmington, Hartford County, CT

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Summary

Site of "Amistad Affair."
Significance: Although moderately altered since its construction in 1771, the First Church of Christ is Connecticut's finest surviving example of a colonial meetinghouse and was the church attended by the Africans involved in the "Amistad" Affair in 1841.
Survey number: HABS CT-224
Building/structure dates: 1771 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1836 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1901 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 75002056

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Woodruff, Judah
Jandoli, Liz, transmitter
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Location

connecticut41.72006, -72.82862
Google Map of 41.7200594, -72.8286244
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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