First Universalist Society (Orleans, Massachusetts)

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The First Universalist Society of Orleans, Massachusetts, was organized on April 8. 1833, and its meeting house was dedicated on November 6, 1833. In 1932 the Universalist Society united with the Congregational Church of Orleans to become the Federated Church of Orleans. In 1972 the Universalist Society sold this meetinghouse to the Orleans Historical Society. For more information, see An Inventory of Universalist Archives in Massachusetts prepared by the Historical Records Survey, Work Projects Administration (Boston: The Historical Records Survey, 1942), p. 282-285. [Photo: bMS 900/30 (9)]