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“Very nice service & congregation”

Ranked #9 of 28 things to do in Brunswick
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Owner description: Brunswick church attended by Harriet Beecher Stowe and General Joshua Chamberlain.
Houston, TX
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Very nice service & congregation”
Reviewed 14 March 2013

I visited this church because I was stranded in the Nor'Easter and was staying in the hotel across the street from the church. I popped in on Sunday morning for service and slid into a pew. The wood work inside is gorgeous and the pastor's message was wonderful. I didn't know before her sermon that the pew in front of me was where Harriet Beecher Stowe was inspired to write Uncle Tom's Cabin at a Communion service. I was warmly welcomed by congregants and invited for coffee afterward. There is a brochure you can pick up after the service that is a self-guided tour of the church. Stop in for a visit if you're in town.

Visited February 2013
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English first
Berea, Ohio
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“A Beautiful and Historic Church”
Reviewed 24 July 2012

First Parish Church is located adjacent to Bowdoin College, and it is instrumental in the history of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and his wife Fannie. It is also connected with Harriet Beecher Stowe, who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin. It is an easy walk from the Chamberlain House at Maine and Potter Streets.

Visited August 2011
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Concord, Massachusetts, USA
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
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“Beautiful!”
Reviewed 14 May 2012

Attended wedding there, music and chorus was beautiful...

Visited April 2012
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