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NOT since 1954 has the building located at 151 Main Street in Kingston been used as a church.  For twenty years, the deconsecrated First Universalist Church sat idle, empty, cold, and unused.  In 1974 it was donated to the Kingston Improvement and Historical Society.  The society has attempted to continually improve and restore this grand and majestic building, keeping it open and available for use.   Countless numbers of brides have walked the center aisle of this unique and beautiful architecture.  In addition, ecumenical services, concerts, funerals, and special events have all benefitted from the interior’s rare décor, stenciled windows and walls, ornate chandeliers, original pipe organ, and more.  The building is truly one of a kind. This building is a part of Kingston’s heritage. 

This IS Kingston's


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KINGSTON, NH: The big white building which majestically presides over the Kingston Plains is affectionately known as the “Church on the Plains”.  No, it’s not an operating religious church- it is a historic landmark, placed on the registry of historic places in the country, and operated solely by the Kingston Improvement and Historical Society.  There are currently eight volunteers on this committee.  Eight people are not enough energy to maintain and restore this wonderful historic building.  If you have two free hours a month, the group meets one night, once a month for two hours to discuss the needs of the building.  Monthly meetings are held on the last Monday of the month at 6:30pm at the church.  For more information, call Liz Beebe, President, at 603-642-7323


The Friends of the Church on the Plains

is a NOT FOR PROFIT organization