Asylum Hill Congregational Society selects a site

06/29/1864 |

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The committee on site reported on its work, and the site recommended by the committee was approved.

Trust but verify

There is some confusion surrounding this meeting, especially as Atwood Collins reported that the site for the church had been “accepted” on February 19, 1864 when the committee on site had been empowered to buy the lot.  The answer may be found in the land they actually bought …L2

Sources

Swartz, Melva J., “Hill Church Will Observe Anniversary,” Hartford Courant, March 18, 1940, page 1.

Unattributed, “Fiftieth Anniversary of the Asylum Hill Congregational Church,” Hartford Courant, February 14, 1915, page X5

Unattributed, “History of the Hill Church – F. Irvin Davis Gives It in Brief,” Hartford Courant, March 2, 1908, page 4.

Unattributed, “Rev. Dr. Joseph H. Twichell Honored at Anniversary of His Church,” Hartford Courant, March 24, 1915, page 16.

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