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Uxbridge in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Oldest House in Uxbridge

 
 
The Oldest House in Uxbridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen St. Denis, February 1, 2020
1. The Oldest House in Uxbridge Marker
Marker on the outside wall of The Cornet John Farnum House.
Inscription.  The Oldest House in Uxbridge Built by Cornet John Farnum Here the first town meeting was held, July 25, 1727 Deborah Wheelock Chapter Daughters of The American Revolution 1925
 
Erected 1925 by Daughters of The American Revolution Deborah Wheelock Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 42° 4.65′ N, 71° 37.633′ W. Marker is in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is on Mendon Street (Massachusetts Route 16) 0.8 miles east of North Main Street/South Main Street (Massachusetts Route 122), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 44 Mendon Street, Uxbridge MA 01569, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas J. Melia, Jr. (approx. 2.6 miles away); David P. Casey (approx. 2.9 miles away); Civil War Memorial
The Oldest House in Uxbridge image. Click for full size.
By Stephen St. Denis, February 1, 2020
2. The Oldest House in Uxbridge
The Cornet John Farnum Jr. House with historic marker on the south facing wall.
(approx. 2.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); The Northbridge Contingent in the Nations Wars - 1939-1955 (approx. 3 miles away); Whitinsville Social Library (approx. 3 miles away); Welcome to Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Regarding The Oldest House in Uxbridge. The Historical Marker is on the South facing exterior wall of the Cornet John Farnum Jr. House.
 
Also see . . .  Coronet John Farnum Jr. House (Wikipedia). (Submitted on February 3, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2020, by Stephen St. Denis of Worcester, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 1, 2020, by Stephen St. Denis of Worcester, Massachusetts. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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