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

The Church in Salem Village

1630 – 1930

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2009
1. The Church in Salem Village Marker
Inscription. To this church, rent by the witchcraft frenzy, came in 1697 the Reverend Joseph Green, aged twenty-two. He induced the mischief makers to confess, reconciled the factions, established the first public school, and became noted for his skill at hunting game and his generous hospitality.
 
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony -Tercentenary Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers marker series.
 
Location. 42° 33.884′ N, 70° 57.643′ W. Marker is in Danvers, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Hobart Street and Centre Street, on the left when traveling west on Hobart Street. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the First Church of Danvers Congregational. Marker is in this post office area: Danvers MA 01923, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Parris Archaeological Site (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Salem Village Parsonage (about 700 feet away); The 1681 Salem Village Parsonage (about 700 feet away); The 1734 Addition (about 700
Marker in Salem Village (Danvers) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2009
2. Marker in Salem Village (Danvers)
Salem Village changed its name to Danvers to distance itself from the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.
feet away); Salem Village Meeting House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Salem Village Witchcraft Victims’ Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Deacon Nathaniel Ingersoll (approx. ¼ mile away); Village Training Field (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Danvers.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Historical markers erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on November 17, 2009, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
First Church of Danvers Congregational image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2009
3. First Church of Danvers Congregational
 
 
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