41. First Roman Catholic Church
located on the south side of NH12 and 103 about 1.5
miles east of the Connecticut River in Claremont, NH


"Southerly on Old Church Road is located the first Roman Catholic edifice in New Hampshire. It was erected in 1823 under he direction of the Reverend Virgil Horace Barber, S.J. The building served St. Mary's parish and contained the first man Catholic School in the State."

erected 1966


Old St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church

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