Baptist Church in Exeter

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Baptist Church in Exeter
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Baptist Church in Exeter is located in Rhode Island
Baptist Church in Exeter
Baptist Church in Exeter is located in the United States
Baptist Church in Exeter
LocationExeter, Rhode Island
Coordinates41°34′52″N 71°33′28″W / 41.58111°N 71.55778°W / 41.58111; -71.55778Coordinates: 41°34′52″N 71°33′28″W / 41.58111°N 71.55778°W / 41.58111; -71.55778
Architectural styleGreek Revival
NRHP reference #78000014 [1]
Added to NRHPNovember 21, 1978

The Baptist Church in Exeter, also known as Chestnut Hill Baptist Church, is a historic building located at 467 Ten Rod Road in Exeter, Rhode Island.

The church building was constructed in 1838 in a Greek Revival style. The church was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 21, 1978.[1] Mercy Brown, an alleged vampire, was buried in the Chestnut Hill Baptist Church cemetery in 1892 and later exhumed.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.
  2. ^ Mercy Brown Grave History on (accessed September 12, 2008)

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