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South Meeting House, Meeting House Hill, facing Marcy Street, Portsmouth, Rockingham County, NH



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B&W Photos

HB779930
Front, General View

HB779931
Detail Of Cupola

HB779932
Rear, General View


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
facing Marcy Street, Portsmouth, NH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NH-105
Building/structure dates: 1866 initial construction
Significance: This is one of the landmarks of Portsmouth. It replaced the Old South Meeting House built in 1731, which was demolished in 1863. Its steeple can bee seen by mariners far at sea, and was their guide for entering Portsmouth Harbor.

Subjects
Religious Services
Wooden Buildings
Meeting Houses


Related Names
Fenwick, Mrs. Marston, Field Team
VAughan, Dorothy M., Historian
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. FRONT, GENERAL VIEW
2. DETAIL OF CUPOLA
3. REAR, GENERAL VIEW


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