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ID Number A2008.167.013
Date 1899
Description "The First Movable Church. The Chapel of the Transfiguration, Conanicut Island, Diocese of Rhode Island. The Only Complete Church on Wheels in the World. Newport, Rhode island. 1899 by Charles E. Preston.

There are many illustrations, including Preston and the chapel, the construction car, a drawing of the church plan, other churches in Jamestown, Bishop Thomas March Clark, Seaside Cottage, historic houses (Battey, Carr, Green Farm.


History of the First Movable Church, 1899. "The only complete church on wheels in the World." The story of the movable chapel in Jamestown, with pictures and complete historical description.

see Appraisal list in DeLucia Collection Box
Object Name Book
Collection Lenore and Clement DeLucia Collection
Site Jamestown Historical Society