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First Parish Church

Brunswick, ME
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Ranked #12 of 20 Attractions in Brunswick
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: Brunswick church attended by Harriet Beecher Stowe and General Joshua Chamberlain.
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New Jersey
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146 reviews 146 reviews
36 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

My son just recently got married at the church and everyone there was beyond nice and helpful. Pastor Jeff did an exceptional job with the kids vows. Julia was so helpful as the wedding coordinator. The church is so full of history and just beautiful. The kids were not members of the church but on their special day - everyone... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We attended a very pleasant wedding here. The church itself is somewhat unusual with the interior support structure but the rest is what we have seen in New England churches

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Conn.
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We make a point to attend church services in this historic Congregational church in Brunswick during our summer visits to Maine. The architecture alone is a good reason to visit with exposed curved wood arches supporting the roof and oak woodwork throughout. And, be sure to take advantage of Tuesday noontime organ concerts in July and August. The last about... More

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Houston, TX
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I visited this church because I was stranded in the Nor'Easter and was staying in the hotel across the street from the church. I popped in on Sunday morning for service and slid into a pew. The wood work inside is gorgeous and the pastor's message was wonderful. I didn't know before her sermon that the pew in front of... More

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Berea, Ohio
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

First Parish Church is located adjacent to Bowdoin College, and it is instrumental in the history of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and his wife Fannie. It is also connected with Harriet Beecher Stowe, who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin. It is an easy walk from the Chamberlain House at Maine and Potter Streets.

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Concord, Massachusetts, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

Attended wedding there, music and chorus was beautiful...

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