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Tory Hill Meeting House, Buxton, ca. 1900

Contributed by Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum

Tory Hill Meeting House, Buxton, ca. 1900

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The Tory Hill Church with graveyard on side and back is located on Rte. 112, "Buxton Lower Corner," in Buxton.

The church was built in 1822 as the Tory Hill Meeting House. Paul Coffin was the minister at Tory Hill Church for 63 years and he and his family are buried in the cemetery.

Also in the cemetery is a monument to Kate Douglas Wiggin who was inspired by the "white-painted orthodox-meeting house" in her books Old Peabody Pew (1906) and Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1903).

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  • Title: Tory Hill Meeting House, Buxton, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Local Name: Tory Hill Church
  • Town: Buxton
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass negative
  • Local Code: PH.GN.AR/2.1
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum
371 Main Street, Saco, ME 04072
207-283-3861
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