Deming, Wilbur Stone. The Church on the Green: The first Two Centuries of the First Congregational Church at Washington, Connecticut, 1741-1941
Deming, Wilbur Stone. The Church on the Green: The first Two Centuries of the First Congregational Church at Washington, Connecticut, 1741-1941
Deming, Wilbur Stone. The Church on the Green: The first Two Centuries of the First Congregational Church at Washington, Connecticut, 1741-1941
Deming, Wilbur Stone. The Church on the Green: The first Two Centuries of the First Congregational Church at Washington, Connecticut, 1741-1941

Deming, Wilbur Stone. The Church on the Green: The first Two Centuries of the First Congregational Church at Washington, Connecticut, 1741-1941

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Deming, Wilbur Stone. The Church on the Green: The first Two Centuries of the First Congregational Church at Washington, Connecticut, 1741-1941. Hartford: Bretano's, 1941. First Edition.

Teal cloth, binding fine, 5 1/2 x 8 inches, xvi., 235 pp., tight, illustrated. Some occasional foxing, shadow from laid in newspaper clipping on two pp. Former owner's ink signature at front noting "Revivals" in chapter 7. Very good. Hardcover.  [4868]

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A history of the church - the author was the pastor at the time of writing - with a good bit of historical detail on the town. Chapter seven deals with the revivals that began in the area after Timothy Dwight became president of Yale College, noting his preaching on the subject. Deming mentions the work of Dwight, Ebenezer Porter, Asahel Nettleton, and others. There are interesting chapters on the Revolutionary War, Church Discipline, The Church and Indians, the Slavery Issue, Civil War Days, &c.