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Guide to the Pioneer Congregational Church
1554  
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Diary of Seth Babson; church records; photocopy of address by Loyal Lincoln Wirt, "Reminiscences of Rev. Joseph Augustine Benton, D.D."
Background
Pioneer Church is the oldest organized church in Sacramento. On September 16, 1849, in the schoolhouse on the northwest corner of I and 3rd Streets, a small group of men voted to form the First Church of Christ Congregational, in Sacramento City. Rev. Joseph A. Benton, the first pastor, was one of the leading California pioneers.
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Please credit California State Library.
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Unrestricted.