Orthodox Congregational Church
East Street
1826


ORTHODOX-CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH (1826) EAST STREET. Built on land given by Dr. Wild, on East Street where the Gallo Flower shop and green-house are located. Rev. Asahel Bigelow installed as first minister. Here that Dean of church-organists, Joshua Allen, presided over the organ for nearly 70 years. The clock in the United Church Tower was removed from this church. The church was weakened in the 1938 hurricane and was taken down.

This sketch is from The Walpole 250th Anniversary Calendar and was done by H. S. Ross.

 

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