Vintage Point: Salem Evangelical Church

In May 1902, 500 people watched as the cornerstone for the Salem Evangelical Church (now Salem United Church of Christ) was laid at 33424 Oakland, a block north of downtown Farmington. During World War I, a Red Cross sewing circle met there weekly to make bandages, socks, and helmet liners.

Vintage Point - Salem Church

Historic photo from the Farmington Community Library Heritage Room. Contemporary photo by Maria Taylor. More at

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Correction: The location of the church in relation to downtown Farmington was misstated in the original version of this post.


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