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Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library
Date: circa 1915
Location: Bar Harbor
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Ink on paper
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Owner in 1924: Lillian A. Smith
Use: Summer Dwelling
The West Baldwin Methodist Church, founded in 1826, was one of three original churches in Baldwin. While its location has remained the same, the church has undergone numerous changes to serve the changing community.
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He wrote that the pulpit was on the western slope of a hill and that there was space to seat "ten thousand" people.
… them, and a tier of wall pews in the rear… The pulpit… was elevated according to the custom which prevailed in those times of two-storied churches…
… small ones with tiny doors at either side of the pulpit. From the time the building was erected, lack of funds hindered the work and in 1846 the…