Dorchester Community Church

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Dorchester Community Church
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Dorchester Community Church is located in New Hampshire
Dorchester Community Church
Dorchester Community Church is located in the US
Dorchester Community Church
Location Off NH 118, Dorchester, New Hampshire
Coordinates 43°45′25″N 71°57′1″W / 43.75694°N 71.95028°W / 43.75694; -71.95028Coordinates: 43°45′25″N 71°57′1″W / 43.75694°N 71.95028°W / 43.75694; -71.95028
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1828 (1828)
Part of Dorchester Common Historic District (#85000477)
NRHP reference # 80000284[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 25, 1980
Designated CP March 7, 1985

The Dorchester Community Church is a historic church building off NH 118 in Dorchester, New Hampshire. The vernacular Greek Revival church was built in 1828 on Thompson's Hill. In 1883 the church was moved to be adjacent to the town hall, at which time it was disassembled and rebuilt at a smaller scale. It is maintained by a community organization and continues to be used for services.[2]

The church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980,[1] and included in the Dorchester Common Historic District in 1985.[3]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Dorchester Community Church" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-03-24. 
  3. ^ "NRHP nomination for Dorchester Common Historic District" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-03-24.