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Boston in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Christ Church

Built 1723

 
 
Christ Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2014
1. Christ Church Marker
Inscription.
The oldest church building in Boston
after its spire was blown down in a gale
October 1804
the present spire, sixteen feet shorter than the original
was erected under the supervision of
Charles Bulfinch
Its peal of bells
the first in America
has rung in peach and war
throughout the history of Boston
since 1744
The first rector was
the Reverend Timothy Cutler
Rector of Yale College
1719 - 1722

 
Location. 42° 21.955′ N, 71° 3.245′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker can be reached from Unity Street. Click for map. Marker is in Paul Revere Mall. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02113, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Greenwood / Ann Pollard / Harriot Keziah Hunt / Charlotte Saunders Cushman (here, next to this marker); Benjamin Franklin (here, next to this marker); John Tileston / To Those Men of the North End (a few steps from this marker); Samuel Tucker / Increase Mather / Edward Holyoke / Edward Everett / Christian Gullager (a few steps from this marker); Sir William Phips / Joseph Warren / John Manley / Edmund Hartt
Paul Revere Mall image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2014
2. Paul Revere Mall
(a few steps from this marker); The Men of the North End (a few steps from this marker); The Salutation Tavern / The Green Dragon Tavern (a few steps from this marker); St. Stephen's Church (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Boston.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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