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1872

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SV218 — Nelson Dionne Collection. View of the South Methodist Church, before a post-1874 renovation, at the corner of Harbor and Lafayette Streets.

Published "expressly for" Guy & Bros. at 163 Essex Street in "Salem and Vicinity," c. 1872. Photographed by Cook & Friend.

Built in the early 1800s to serve the Methodist population of Salem, the congregation eventually left this building in 1910 for a new building at 296 Lafayette Street. Thereafter, according to the 1911 atlas, the old church served as home for the Franco-American Catholic Association. Not long after that, the wooden structure was completely destroyed in the great fire of 1914.

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Salem, Churches, Methodist Church, Harbor Street, Lafayette Street

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