Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1732/00/00 Rev Arthur Browne Vocation The wooden Queen's Chapel is erected and Reverend Arthur Browne becomes the first Rector.
1770/10/14 Benning Wentworth Died Benning Wentworth dies in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He is buried in a vault in Queen's Chapel.
1773/06/10 Rev Arthur Browne Died Rev Arthur Browne dies on 10 June 1773. He was buried under the western entrance of Queen's Chapel.
1789/11/01 Wishing not to show favor with one religion, Washington attends two church services, one at the North Church and another at Queen's Chapel (his chair may have survived). United States of America's First Presidential Tour
1806/12/24 Fire destroys the original wooden Queen's Chapel and most of its contents.
1807/06/24 Alexander Parris Architect Cornerstone is laid at St John's Church, first brick church built in New Hampshire. Practical House Carpenter

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Particulars for St John's Church:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 78000417
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Multiple; Parris,Alexander
Architectural Style: No style listed
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Religious property
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Significant Year: 1807
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure

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