The Oldest Church In America Is Right Here In Massachusetts And It’s Amazing

Massachusetts can claim a lot of firsts. We’re home to the oldest public park in the country, the oldest public school, and we were even the first to figure out how to package frozen food. However, few firsts can compare to the inspiring beauty of Old Ship Church in Hingham. This place the nation’s oldest church in continuous use, and it’s pretty breathtaking.

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This place is a true example of our amazing state history. You can find Old Ship Church at 107 Main Street, Hingham. To learn more about Massachusetts’ incredible past, check out these 11 very rare pictures taken in this state during WWII.