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Shirley in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Old Parsonage

1630 - 1930

 
 
Old Parsonage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, June 27, 2011
1. Old Parsonage Marker
Inscription. The house of the first minister of Shirley, Phinehas Whitney. Dorothy Quincy and Madam Lydia Hancock visited here; and here also in 1773 came John Hancock to accompany them home. Moved to this site in 1906 it became the Rectory of St. Anthony's Church.
 
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° 32.614′ N, 71° 38.872′ W. Marker is in Shirley, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Phoneix Street 0.1 miles south of Front Street (Local Route .1), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shirley MA 01464, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Revolutionary Tavern (approx. 2.9 miles away); Town of Harvard (approx. 4.3 miles away); Harvard Unitarian Universalist Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away); Harvard Veteran's Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles
St. Anthony of Padula Church image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby
2. St. Anthony of Padula Church
away); Harvard Civil War Monument (approx. 4.4 miles away); Birthplace of Johnny Appleseed (approx. 4.4 miles away); Groton (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Tercentenary Commission Markers. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on June 28, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Old Parsonage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby
3. Old Parsonage Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 476 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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