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Middleton in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

First Town Meeting

 
 
First Town Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, November 17, 2010
1. First Town Meeting Marker
Inscription. Under a giant oak near this spot on July 9, 1728, Middleton held its first town meeting & received its charter from the province of Massachusetts Bay
 
Erected by Town Meeting Apartments.
 
Location. 42° 35.747′ N, 71° 0.324′ W. Marker is in Middleton, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Maple Street (Massachusetts Route 62), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 76 Maple Street, Middleton MA 01949, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Village Training Field (approx. 2.9 miles away); Deacon Nathaniel Ingersoll (approx. 2.9 miles away); Salem Village Parsonage (approx. 3 miles away); The 1681 Salem Village Parsonage (approx. 3 miles away); The 1734 Addition (approx. 3 miles away); Samuel Parris Archaeological Site (approx. 3 miles away); The Church in Salem Village (approx. 3.1 miles away); Salem Village Meeting House (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Approaching the First Town Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, November 17, 2010
2. Approaching the First Town Meeting Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 347 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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