First Catholic Church in New Hampshire

The Brothers were doing a little investigating today in preparation for a hike to the First Catholic Church in New Hampshire. We will be taking our FNE boys on an 11-mile hike from Charlestown, N.H. to Old Saint Mary’s.

The site is on the National Register of Historic Places and has interesting little writups on the Connecticut River Joint Commissions web site and

The edifying and interesting story of the Barber Family, who are responsible for Old Saint Mary’s, is told elsewhere on this site.

Below are a couple of photos I snapped, whose content is self-evident. The red-brick building behind the Virgil Barber monument is the Church itself.