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King's Chapel Parish House
King's Chapel Parish House
King's Chapel is a Christian Unitarian church in Boston, Massachusetts, located at the corner of Tremont Street and School Street. Organized in 1686, it is the oldest member church of the Unitarian Universalist Association and the first Anglican church in Boston.

The original King's Chapel was a wooden church built in 1688 at the corner of Tremont and School Streets, where the church stands today. It was situated on the public burying ground since no resident would sell land for a non-Puritan church. That building was replaced by the current stone structure, begun in 1749 and completed in 1754. The current bell, cast in England, was hung in 1772. In 1814 it cracked, was recast by Paul Revere, and was rehung. It has been rung at services ever since.

During the American Revolution, the chapel sat vacant and was referred to as the "Stone Chapel." It was reopened in 1782 and became Unitarian under the ministry of James Freeman, who revised the Book of Common Prayer along Unitarian lines. Although Freeman still considered King's Chapel to be Episcopalian, the Anglican Church refused to ordain him. The church still follows its own Anglican/Unitarian hybrid liturgy today.
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Admission Groups less than 25 - $3.00
Groups more than 25 - $1.00
Test - $3.00
Open Fall-Spring Hours (between Labor Day and Memorial Day): Mid-January - April: Saturdays 10:00a.m.-4:00p.m. Sundays 1:30p.m.-4:00p.m. Summer Hours (between Memorial Day and Labor Day): Sunday 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Monday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Thursday-Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday, May 2: Open 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM Sunday, May 17: Closed
Address 64 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108
Phone (617) 227-2155
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