New England's Colonial Meetinghouses and their Impact on American Society

Presenter: Paul Wainwright

New England's colonial meetinghouses embody an important yet little-known chapter in American history. Built mostly with tax money, they served as both places of worship and places for town meetings, and were the centers of life in colonial New England communities. Using photographs of the few surviving "mint condition" meetinghouses as illustrations, Paul Wainwright tells the story of the society that built and used them, and the lasting impact they have had on American culture.

New England's colonial meetinghouses embody an important yet little-known chapter in American history. Built mostly with tax money, they served as both places of worship and places for town meetings, and were the centers of life in colonial New England communities. Using photographs of the few surviving "mint condition" meetinghouses as illustrations, Paul Wainwright tells the story of the society that built and used them, and the lasting impact they have had on American culture.
Event Details

When:

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 12:30pm

Where:

Bow Old Town Hall
91 Bow Center Road
Bow NH 03304

Hosted By:

Bow Young at Heart

Contact Info:

Carol Barleon
603-568-2812