First Congregational United Church of Christ in Sheridan, Wyoming, is connected to the history of pioneers and settlers in the United States.
Trinity Episcopal Church is a community landmark in rural Abbeville, South Carolina. The congregation was founded in the 1800s by wealthy slaveowners who settled in “Carolina” to profit off of the cotton industry.
St. Vincent de Paul Church was the first—and is now the only surviving—Roman Catholic church in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia.
St. Paul’s Syracuse, the Downtown Episcopal Church, developed as the construction of the Erie Canal transformed Syracuse, New York, from a canal-oriented outpost to an upstate urban center in the 1820s.
Lovely Lane United Methodist Church in Baltimore is the mother church of American Methodism. The congregation was first established in 1772 as part of the reform movement of the Anglican Church of England; however, upon the start of the Revolutionary War in 1776, the congregation wanted to disaffiliate from a church guided by the king.