Hampden Congregational Church, Hampden, 1893

Contributed by Hampden Historical Society

Hampden Congregational Church, Hampden, 1893

Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.

Cartoon School Bus

This record was added to Maine Memory Network through the efforts of a student. Learn more.

Description

John Crosby presented land on Main Road North for the Congregational Church in 1834 and in December of 1835 the building was dedicated.

Before that time Hampden Congregationalists worshiped in Hampden Academy.

At the dedication ceremony the clerk wrote, "Our house of worship, recently erected, was this day dedicated to the worship of God the Father, Son and Holy Ghost. It was severly cold and blusterous. Very few of the ministers invited were able to attend."

Benjamin Crosby's 1873 will left a trust of about $12,000 to the church.

View/Add Comments


About This Item

  • Title: Hampden Congregational Church, Hampden, 1893
  • Creation Date: 1893
  • Subject Date: 1893
  • Town: Hampden
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: HCC #0679--Crosby
  • Object Type: Image

Cross Reference Searches

Standardized Subject Headings

People

Other Keywords


For more information about this item, contact:

Hampden Historical Society
PO Box 456, Hampden, ME 04444
(207) 862-2027
Website

Use of this Item is not restricted by copyright and/or related rights, but the holding organization is contractually obligated to limit use. For more information, please contact the contributing organization. However, watermarked Maine Memory Network images may be used for educational purposes.


Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.