Boston’s Most Interesting Churches

July 14, 2014 10:00 AM
Boston’s Most Interesting Churches
" Being one of the oldest cities in the United States gives Boston a leg up in the interesting church department. However, the city’s most historic churches are not the only religious structures in town that have intriguing design, history or religious practice. From the early Puritans, through the Catholic push during and after the Irish Famine and up until now, Boston has been building churches for its residents that only add to the beauty and fascination of the city. The best of them have very varied backgrounds.

Charles Street A.M.E. Church 551 Warren St. Dorchester, MA 02121 (617) 442-7770

The Charles Street African Methodist Episcopal Church is a congregation dating back to 1818. While the current building does not date back that far, it has a bit of history of its own. It was originally the Saint Ansgarius Church, built in 1888. The A.M.E. moved in 1939 and the church has made its home there since while keeping its Charles Street name because that is where its origins lay. The church in Dorchester is a design in granite and puddingstone with such features as a clock tower with gargoyles and some original stained glass "

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