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Winchester in Cheshire County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Winchester Memorial Church

 
 
Winchester Memorial Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 8, 2019
1. Winchester Memorial Church Marker
Inscription.  This church occupies the site of the Town Hall and Meeting House which was destroyed by fire Sept. 12, 1909 after having been the home of the First Universalist Society for more than a century. The present edifice was built in 1912 as a memorial to those who assembled here in 1803 and framed the First Universalist Confession of Faith known as The Winchester Profession. The funds for the erection of this building were contributed by individuals, churches, societies and conventions throughout the Universalist Denomination. This tablet was presented by the First Universalist Church of Syracuse, N.Y.
 
Erected by First Universalist Church of Syracuse, New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1912.
 
Location. 42° 46.396′ N, 72° 22.958′ W. Marker is in Winchester, New Hampshire, in Cheshire County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Richmond Road (State Highway 119) and Michigan Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on
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the subject building, just to the left of the front entrance. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester NH 03470, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winchester Civil War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Leonard Wood (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); Town of Winchester World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away); Conant Library (about 400 feet away); Over Two Centuries of Music Innovation (about 400 feet away); Winchester Community Park (about 500 feet away); Francis Parnell Murphy (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Regarding Winchester Memorial Church. National Register of Historic Places #80000276
 
Also see . . .
1. Winchester Memorial Church (Wikipedia). The Winchester Memorial Church, also known as the New Hampshire Conservatory of Music and the Arts, is a historic civic building in the center of Winchester, New Hampshire, United States. The building was designed by S. Winthrop St. Clair and built in 1912. It is a prominent local example of Colonial Revival architecture. (Submitted on August 17, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. (Submitted on August 17, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Winchester Memorial Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 8, 2019
2. Winchester Memorial Church Marker
(marker mounted just left of entrance)
 
Profession of Belief Tablet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 8, 2019
3. Profession of Belief Tablet
(mounted just right of entrance)
Article I. We believe that the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments contain a revelation of the character of God and of the duty, interest and final destination of mankind.
Article II. We believe that there is one God, whose nature is love, revealed in one Lord Jesus Christ, by one Holy Spirit of grace, who will finally restore the whole family of mankind to holiness and happiness.
Article III. We believe that holiness and true happiness are inseparably connected, and that believers ought to be careful to maintain order and practice good works; for these things are good and profitable unto men.
Erected by the First Universalist Church of North Attleboro, Massachusetts in memory of the Rev. John S. Cantwell D.D.
Winchester Memorial Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 8, 2019
4. Winchester Memorial Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2023. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 17, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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