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First Parish Church (Unitarian), Northwest corner of U.S. Route 1 & State Route 35, Kennebunk, York County, ME

First Parish Church (Unitarian), Northwest corner of U.S. Route 1 & State Route 35, Kennebunk, York County, ME

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Summary

Significance: First built in 1749-30, this structure is the product of major modifications in 1803 and 1838. It was first cut in two and enlarged by moving the back section 28 feet away. In 1838 the galleries were removed and a floor added about 10 feet above the sills to improve acoustics. The most significant features of the buildings include an excellent tower and pews...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-71
Survey number: HABS ME-124
Building/structure dates: 1749-1750 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1772-1800 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1803 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1838 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
First Congregational Parish Unitarian
Hubbard, James
Eaton, Thomas
Paul Revere & Sons
Downing, Israel
Furbish, Joshua
E. Brown & Company
Burns, John A, project manager
Boucher, Jack E, photographer
Kingsbury, Martha, historian
Reeves, F Blair, historian
Goikan, Philip, delineator
Benninger, Christopher, delineator
Jahncke, Davis L, delineator
Dana, Sally, delineator
Lawrence, Jeanne C, historian
Alderson, Caroline R, historian
Borchers, Perry E, photographer
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Location

Kennebunk (Me.)43.40067, -70.55523
Google Map of 43.40066909999999, -70.5552277
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