Newman Congregational Church

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Newman Congregational Church
Newman Congregational Church East Providence RI 2012.jpg
Newman Congregational Church is located in Rhode Island
Newman Congregational Church
Newman Congregational Church is located in the US
Newman Congregational Church
Location East Providence, Rhode Island
Coordinates 41°50′28″N 71°21′3″W / 41.84111°N 71.35083°W / 41.84111; -71.35083Coordinates: 41°50′28″N 71°21′3″W / 41.84111°N 71.35083°W / 41.84111; -71.35083
Built 1810
MPS East Providence MRA
NRHP reference # 80000003 [1]
Added to NRHP November 28, 1980

Newman Congregational Church is an historic church at 100 Newman Avenue in East Providence, Rhode Island. It is a two-story wood-frame structure on a high brick basement. It was built in 1810 for a congregation that was established in 1643, when the area was part of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, and is the oldest Congregationalist organization in Rhode Island.[2]

The church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Historic Resources of East Providence, Rhode Island (PDF pages 29-30)" (PDF). Rhode Island Preservation. Retrieved 2014-09-07. 

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