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Scituate in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Site of the First Church

in Scituate

 
 
Site of the First Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, November 3, 2009
1. Site of the First Church Marker
Inscription.
Rev. John Lothrop
Rev. Charles Chauncey
Rev. Henry Dunster
Rev. Nicholas Baker
Pastors
1635–1679


 
Location. 42° 11.314′ N, 70° 43.79′ W. Marker is in Scituate, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on Meetinghouse Lane, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is the westernmost of three. Marker is in this post office area: Scituate MA 02066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Meeting House (here, next to this marker); Men of Kent Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); First Training Field (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mann Historical Museum (approx. mile away); Satuit Brook (approx. 0.4 miles away); Williams-Barker House (approx. one mile away); Third Cliff (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of Stockbridge Mansion (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Scituate.
 
Regarding Site of the First Church. Also called the First Meeting House, it apparently stood at the west end of the Men of Kent Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Scituate Burial Sites Survey. Page 3 has a few comments on the earliest settlers of Scituate and
Wider View, Looking East image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, November 3, 2009
2. Wider View, Looking East
location of their church. (Submitted on May 11, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 721 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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