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SV254 — Nelson Dionne Collection. View looking north down Rust Street at the First Universalist Church in Salem, Mass. View taken before an 1877-1878 renovation

Creator unidentified, c. 1880.

On the back, a description written following the renovation notes the history of the church building from its foundation through several renovations. Below this history is a list of pastors of the church from the first pastor, the Rev. Edward Turner, to the then-current pastor, the Rev. Edwin C. Bolles.

NOTE: While the presence of the the backside descriptor makes the creation date of the stereographic card post-1878, the image itself is from before the renovation and as such is pre-1877.

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Backside, with history of the church & list of pastors.


Salem, Churches, Universalist Church, Bridge Street, Rust Street

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