First Congregational and Presbyterian Society Church of Westport

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First Congregational and Presbyterian Society Church of Westport
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First Congregational and Presbyterian Society Church of Westport is located in New York
First Congregational and Presbyterian Society Church of Westport
First Congregational and Presbyterian Society Church of Westport is located in the United States
First Congregational and Presbyterian Society Church of Westport
LocationMain St./CR 10, Westport, New York
Coordinates44°13′50″N 73°27′33″W / 44.23056°N 73.45917°W / 44.23056; -73.45917Coordinates: 44°13′50″N 73°27′33″W / 44.23056°N 73.45917°W / 44.23056; -73.45917
Arealess than one acre
Built1837
ArchitectBraman, Jason
Architectural styleFederal
NRHP reference #88002750[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 19, 1988

First Congregational and Presbyterian Society Church of Westport, now known as United Church of Christ of Wadhams, is a historic Congregational church on Main Street/CR 10 in Westport, Essex County, New York. It was built in 1837 and is a vernacular, Federal style meeting house form building. It is a one-story building with clapboard exterior siding and a simple gable roof. It features a two tiered belfry with dome shaped roof above the west gable end. The adjacent parish hall was formerly a dance hall and moved to this site in 1901. It is a plain, two story rectangular structure with a gable roof and clapboard siding.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Alicia A. Jettner (September 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: First Congregational Church and Cemetery". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-07-14. See also: "Accompanying five photos".

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