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The Historic Unitarian Meeting House is considered an “individually significant” structure. Built in 1809 and updated in the 1840s, the Meeting House is home to the Carl Wendte collection of 1844 trompe l’oeil paintings, the 1831 Goodrich organ, the massive Portuguese bell, as well as a collection of historic artifacts.
Open 10 am – 2 pm Monday – Friday in July and August. In other months by appointment.
Sign Up to Be a Docent
Welcome visitors, learn and teach about the building and the history of Unitarianism on Nantucket Island. Each volunteer does a two hour shift, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon or noon to 2:00 pm. The commitment is one day a week during July and August, with substitutes available for necessary absences. Training is provided. If you are ready to volunteer, or if you would like to consider joining the group, contact the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org and our office administrator, Lucretia Voigt, will put you in touch with the South Church Preservation Fund board member in charge of the docent program.