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Old church pays in silver for repairs

Historical collection in Beverly to go up for auction

The silverware collection of the First Parish Church in Beverly dates to the 17th and 18th centuries. It includes a ewer bearing the mark of Paul Revere. The silverware collection of the First Parish Church in Beverly dates to the 17th and 18th centuries. It includes a ewer bearing the mark of Paul Revere. (First Parish Church/File 1942)
By David Filipov
Globe Staff / December 25, 2009

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The ancient clapboard of the venerable church on Cabot Street in Beverly now shimmers with a fresh coat of golden yellow. The carefully repaired antique glass windows, tinted pale green, cast a warm glow across the pews. The leaky roof has been sealed, the centuries-old foundation strengthened, the once creaky walls filled with modern insulation. (Full article: 696 words)

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