57. Union Church
located on NH12A, the Jarvis Hill Road, about 1 mile
south of its junction with NH12 and 103 in Claremont, NH


"Located easterly on Old Church Road, is wood-frame structure, built in 1771-1773, is the oldest standing Episcopal church in the State, serving the second oldest parish. The parish began in 1768 as a mission of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. The first rector was Reverend Ranna Cossitt (1771-1785)."

erected 1968

The Union Church was listed on the National Register in 1980.


Union Episcopal Church

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