The First Congregational Church is located at 15 Lawrence Road in Salem, NH about a tenth of a mile from the intersection of Lawrence Road and Route 97 (Main Street). It can be easily reached from Interstate 93 or 495.

From Interstate 93, Exit 1:

Follow the road off exit 1 (Veteran’’s Memorial Parkway) and cross intersection with Route 28 (99 Restaurant and K Mart). At the end take a left hand turn and proceed up the road about a quarter mile. The church is on the right hand side.

From Interstate 93, Exit 2:

Take the exit towards Salem (East) and pass the commuter parking lot. Continue through the Salem Depot (intersection with Route 28). Follow the road down past the Salem (Kelley) Library. The next major intersection is Lawrence Road. Take a right hand turn. The church will be on your left about a tenth of a mile.

From Interstate 495:

Take exit 50 towards Methuen and Salem (West). Continue on this road until you pass CVS Pharmacy on your left. Continue past the auto dealership and pass the cemetery and bandstand. Take the second left which is Lawrence Road. The church will be on your left about a tenth of a mile down.


Parking can be a challenge to visitors, but there is limited parking available behind the church. There are also parking areas nearby, at 9 Lawrence Road (the lot 2 doors down towards Route 97) and in a larger parking lot across from Suppa’s Pizza, a very short walk to the church. Please see the map below.