Greenwich’s 375th Neighborhood Tours begin at oldest church in Greenwich

church-1735FIThe kick-off of the Town of Greenwich’s 375th Neighborhood Tours will begin in Old Greenwich on Saturday, May 16, at 10 a.m., at the oldest church in Greenwich, The First Congregational Church in Old Greenwich, which was chartered in 1665.

Pat Larrabee, the church’s historian, will present a slide lecture on historic homes and places of interest in Old Greenwich, followed by discussion and two optional tours: (1) the church’s stained glass windows that show the earliest history of Greenwich and (2) a short walk through the main cemetery next to the church to learn about historical people of note buried there. Each participant will get a 375th Anniversary Booklet for a self-guided tour of the historic homes and sites featured in the slide show.

Larrabee notes, “There may even be a surprise token gift as you leave the church!” If you would like to join the tour, email [email protected]

For more information about other neighborhood tours sponsored by the Greenwich 375th Anniversary Neighborhood Tours Committee, visit greenwich375.org.

The First Congregational Church of Greenwich is located at 108 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich (across from Binney Park); 203-637-1791, fccog.org.

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