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The First Universalist Church and Society of Barnard was established in 1802 and led by Rev. Hosea Ballou. The present church was constructed in 1844 and dedicated on June 25th, 1845, when the service was ministered by Rev Hosea Ballou who was then 74 years of age. Hosea Ballou was the founder of the Unitarian Movement and delivered sermons in neighboring towns traveling by horse and buggy.