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First Baptist Church of Charlestown

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1840, Peleg Clarke, Jr. 5073 Post Rd.

Set north of the highway on a remnant of the Old Post Road, this Greek Revival clapboarded meetinghouse has a short belfry atop its pedimental gable. The simple geometry of its front is punctuated by two entry doors trimmed, like the rest of the entry elevation, with planar moldings.

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William H. Jordy et al.
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William H. Jordy et al., "First Baptist Church of Charlestown", [Charlestown, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/RI-01-CH4.

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