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Description: Brunswick church attended by Harriet Beecher Stowe and General Joshua...
Brunswick church attended by Harriet Beecher Stowe and General Joshua Chamberlain.
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Historic icon in the heart of Brunswick Maine

This is a landmark in Brunswick and the house of worship for several of America's literary leaders like Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Harriet Beecher Stowe... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Topsham, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is a landmark in Brunswick and the house of worship for several of America's literary leaders like Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Harriet Beecher Stowe. The church sanctuary and easily identifiable tower steeple are community treasures, located adjacent to the historic Bowdoin College.

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Brunswick, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I visited this church to hear the Oratorio Chorale and was not disappointed. The church has beautiful old style pews that are beautifully kept. The entire inside is restored and even if not going to hear any kind of musical or church service, the church is worth visiting just to see the beauty of the inside. I love to go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

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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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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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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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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