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Old North Church
Thought by some to be the church from which Paul Revere and William Dawes received signals regarding the landing of British troops, Old North Church remains Boston's oldest religious structure. It established the typical New England church form—a rectangle with the pulpit at one end and the steeple and entrance at the other. The design is attributed to William Price, a book dealer who studied the published designs of Christopher Wren's London churches. St.-Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe in Blackfriars and St. James, Piccadilly, by Wren resemble the design. Although the body of the church was completed in 1724, the steeple was not built until ten or fifteen years later. It fell in a storm in 1804, and Charles Bulfinch designed a replacement in 1806. In
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