Photos from early days of our old meetinghouse

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Text handwritten on the back of the photo of the old building:

Chestnut Hill Mtg House Circa 1938; Built 1932 on Mermaid Lane

Meeting picnics & softball games took place on the grassy yard of the Yarnall-Waring Co.

The building was enlarged in 1962 - 63.

Text on the back of the photo of the quarry:

East Mermaid Lane Quarry (Now a parking lot adjacent to C.H. Mtg House) Circa 1938

Looking westfrom the back yard of the meeting towards the quarry that was purchased & filled in by the Yarnall-Waring Co. for a parking lot.

Text on the back of the photo of the bandstand:

Fairmont Park Bandstand, Mermaid Lane, East of Mermaid Tavern Circa 1938

The site of a yet to be built new meeting house as of 2007

Looking north from the band stand towards Mermaid Lane. The property was part of Fairmont Park but was swapped for a significantly larger parcel along Creshei8m Valley Drive that had been purchased by Yarnall-Waring Co. when park abandoned mainenance of band stand.