"The Old Cock Pit" Preston Things to Do Tip by mickeyboy07
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Originally built for the sport of Cock Fighting,the church meetings of 'Jesus and the latter day saints'took place here as the number of converts grew and a bigger place was needed.The first conference of the church was in 1837 were they used to bless over a hundred children at a time.It was also here that members of the 'Preston Temperance League'introduced a pledge of total Abstinence from any form of Alcohol.two years later the league coined the word'Tee-Total'here,and a couple of years after Elders introduced the Word of Wisdom in the same place.
Address: Back Lane,Preston, PR1
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