1881 First Congregational Church
The Congregational Church was dedicated by the Reverend Cushing Eells December 11, 1881.
Backstory and Context
The Congregational church was organized by Reverend Cushing Eells on February 20, 1881 in a hotel room over a bar in the new town.
The members paid for and dedicated their first, wooden, church building on 4th Street near the corner with F on December 11, 1881.
The 30’ x 50’ building had a 10’ x 10’ tower 75’ high.
The church could seat 300 people and had a 500lb bell donated by Rev. Eells.