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Springfield in Hampden County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The First Meeting House

 
 
The First Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marc Belanger, June 18, 2010
1. The First Meeting House Marker
Inscription.  Just East of Here Stood The First Meeting House Built in 1645 Past This Point Ran Meeting House Lane, Which Led to the First Training Field And Burying Ground on the Bank of The Greate River

This Table Placed by MERCY WARREN CHAPTER, D.A.R. 1936
 
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1645.
 
Location. 42° 6.071′ N, 72° 35.3′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Massachusetts, in Hampden County. Marker is on Elm Street. Located on a rock in the edge of a small park near city hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield MA 01103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Springfield Soldiers and Sailors Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Miles Morgan (within shouting distance of this marker); Old First Church (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Old First Church

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(within shouting distance of this marker); Hampden County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mass Mutual Building (about 400 feet away); Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Building (about 400 feet away); 95 State Street (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2017, by Marc Belanger of Taunton, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 5 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 9, 2017, by Marc Belanger of Taunton, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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