First Congregational Church and Cemetery

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First Congregational Church and Cemetery
First Congregational Church and Cemetery is located in New York
First Congregational Church and Cemetery
Location US 9 at Elizabethtown–Lewis Road, Lewis, New York
Coordinates 44°16′40″N 73°34′5″W / 44.27778°N 73.56806°W / 44.27778; -73.56806Coordinates: 44°16′40″N 73°34′5″W / 44.27778°N 73.56806°W / 44.27778; -73.56806
Area 8.6 acres (3.5 ha)
Built 1812
Architectural style Early-late 19th-century vernacular
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 04001457[1]
Added to NRHP January 5, 2005

First Congregational Church and Cemetery is a historic Congregational church and cemetery on US 9 at Elizabethtown-Lewis Road in Lewis, Essex County, New York. It was built between 1823 and 1834 and slightly modified in the late 19th century. It is a rectangular, gable roofed frame building sheathed in clapboard siding. It features a large, central bell tower with an elegant Federal style belfry topped by a bell cast roof. Adjacent to the church is the 7.6-acre (3.1 ha) village cemetery established in the 1820s and still in use today.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]

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