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Lewiston Museum – Familiarize yourself with the history of Lewiston, New York State (FREE)

The Lewiston Museum was built as St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, the cornerstone being laid in 1835. Dennis Harrison and mason James Wilson constructed the small church. The architect is unknown. A balcony extended across the northern interior wall. The first rector of this historic church was the Reverend Rufus Murray, posted to Lewiston as a missionary in 1838. He remained in Lewiston for nine years, keeping detailed records. During this … Read more »