Rev. Charles M. Herring, Brunswick, ca. 1865

Contributed by Pejepscot Historical Society

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Rev. Herring (1820-1913) was chosen pastor of the Maine Street Baptist Church in 1865. The church was erected in 1840. In 1867, during his pastorate a vestry was built; the meeting-house was repaired, remodeled and greatly improved, at a cost of $2,000; the pulpit and platform were remodeled and finished in black-walnut and chestnut, to correspond with the newly arranged pews, which were also made of chestnut and without doors; the aisles were carpeted; the ceiling was frescoed; and gas fixtures were put in. Mr. Herring resigned his pastorate July 26, 1868.

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  • Title: Rev. Charles M. Herring, Brunswick, ca. 1865
  • Creator: G.B. Webber, Brunswick, Maine
  • Creation Date: circa 1865
  • Subject Date: circa 1865
  • Town: Brunswick
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 18 cm x 13 cm
  • Local Code: OH.1726.65
  • Object Type: Image

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Pejepscot Historical Society
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