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First Church, Congregational

One of the two oldest congregations in Cambridge, founded in 1632. Weathercock by Shem Prowne in 1721. The church is notable for its role in the development of early Massachusetts government, the refinement of current liberal religious thought, and the creation of Harvard College.


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Cambridge, MA 02138

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