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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.

Writing Credits

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—,

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