East Pulteney Congressional Church

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3600 Chili Ave
Rochester, N.Y. 14624
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Chili Landmark
East Pulteney Congressional Church organized 1816, sanctuary erected 1818.
This structure, 1832.
From a harsh wilderness, frontier Christians built a symbol of  of enduring beauty.


County of Monroe — date unknown.

What was there

First pioneer church in the settlement of East Pulteney (then East Riga and now located in the town of Chili).

What is there now

The First Presbyterian Church of Chili; an active congregation. The original 1832 chapel building has been expanded, from the back, with offices.

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Posted: June 19, 2012


Category: Finger Lakes, Locations, Monroe County

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