First Congregational Church

Registered Site L1635

First Congregational Church

The First Congregational Church is the oldest congregation in Gaylord. In 1874 the Reverend James McKay founded it as a mission church with twenty-one members. It was officially organized three years later. In 1878 the Reverend Abram Van Auken arrived and construction began on a church, dedicated in 1879. That church has been incorporated into the present structure. In 1957, as a result of a national merger, this congregation joined the United Church of Christ.
photo of First Congregational Church

Erected 1992

Location: 218 W 2nd St.
Gaylord, Otsego County

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Latitude: 45.025509, Longitude: -84.67606

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