Richard H. Taylor Publishing
"No other books on Congregationalism explains its growth outside New England with this much depth and insight." Bulletin of the Congregational Library (Fall, 2012)
Congregational Churches, the heirs of the Pilgrims and Puritans, were the largest religious group in America at the time of the American Revolution. From the nation's first college (Harvard) to America's first ordained African-American clergyman (Lemuel Haynes) Congregationalism has been in the forefront of the nation's religious experience.
Use our regional histories to discover Congregationalism's impact in your part of the country. Look through the church directories to learn about congregations near your home or that may have served your forebears.
Each of the six volumes also summarize other closely related congregations. Because of the historic association of Congregationalists and Presbyterians in the volumes covering New England, New York, Michigan, Wisconsin, and the Western Reserve of Ohio you'll also find all regular Presbyterian Churches organized by 1837, and New School congregations to 1852. All churches that moved between the two groups are included for the rest of the country.
Each volume includes:
Click on the left column to see detailed information for each volume. The regions are: