Round Church (Richmond, Vermont)

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Round Church
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Round Church (Richmond, Vermont) is located in Vermont
Round Church (Richmond, Vermont)
Location Bridge Street, Richmond, Vermont
Coordinates 44°23′56.3″N 72°59′58″W / 44.398972°N 72.99944°W / 44.398972; -72.99944Coordinates: 44°23′56.3″N 72°59′58″W / 44.398972°N 72.99944°W / 44.398972; -72.99944
Area 1.0-acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1812-1813
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 74000355
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 20, 1974[1]
Designated NHL June 19, 1996[2]

Round Church, also known as Old Round Church, built in 1812-1813 in Richmond, Vermont, USA, is a rare, well-preserved example of a sixteen-sided meeting house. It was built to serve as the meeting place for the town as well as five Protestant congregations. Today it is maintained by the Richmond Historical Society and is open to the public during the summer and early fall, It is also available for weddings and other events.[3]

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1996.[2][4]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Round Church". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-10-10. 
  3. ^ Old Round Church website
  4. ^ Gary Bressor, Ann Cousins, and Harriet Riggs (September 14, 1994). "National Historic Landmark Nomination: Round Church / Old Round Church" (pdf). National Park Service. . Accompanying 7 photos by Gary Bressor, exterior and interior, from 1994. PDF (1.12 MB)

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