nade effect in four pilasters, and an unspired steeple of two stories with diminutive turrets at the four corners, while the Methodist Meeting-house, 1844, has but a single-storied and four-gabled cupola, with larger and taller corner turrets.
By 1849 we find the Mystic Church, Congregational following in the steps of its mother, with a colonnaded front of four Corinthian pilasters (still recognizable in the present edifice)and a circular window, similar but larger than that of the First Parishence of steeple building, for the fashion was to change.
Thus far we have written of the tower, the turret and steeple, and their erection and use in connection with the meeting-house, now by custom (also changeable) called church, and so since 1849.
As these of the various faiths were erected, there was no occasion for others until the growth of the town toward its border lines made it, and by that time the fashion had changed and the tower came into its own again.
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