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Beneficent Congregational Church (United Church Of Christ)

Beneficent Congregational Church (United Church Of Christ)
300 Weybosset St.
Providence, Rhode Island
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Phone: 401-331-9844
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Website: http://beneficentchurch.org

Nicknamed the Round Top, plans were inspired from Dublin by its Irish-born pastor, Rev. James "Paddy" Wilson (1791-1839), making it one of the earliest classical buildings in America. Oldest building on the west side of downtown Providence. The beginnings of some Providence public schools were in the school taught by Paddy Wilson. The meeting house is topped by a wooden copy of Lysicrates' monument to music. The original is in Athens, Greece.

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Region: Providence
Guide Category: Heritage- Historic Sites
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