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Rockingham Meeting House

Rockingham, Vermont
County of Windham.
Old North Meeting House Road
National Register Number: 79000232
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Government - city hall. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: VT-at-Large Certified Local Government: YES
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Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 16, 2000):
The Rockingham Meeting House is a rare 18th century New England meetinghouse of the "second period" type, virtually unaltered on the exterior or interior. Its barn-like massing and austere appearance evoke Medieval and Puritan forms, yet it is styled in the Georgian manner to a degree unmatched among surviving New England meetinghouses of its type and period. It is the most intact 18th century public building remaining in Vermont, and is a distinctive survivor from the period of settlement by European immigrants when structures built at public expense were employed for both religious and civic purposes.

According to SHPO, there are no known threats to the landmark

There are no known changes since the last reporting period (2006).

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