Danvers in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Samuel Holten House
Here during revolutionary period lived Samuel Holten – physician, statesman, and judge. A member of the Provincial Congress of 1774-75, member of the Committee of Safety, member of the Continental Congress from 1778-80, 1782-87 and temporary president in 1785, signer of the Articles of Confederation, judge for over 30 years, a member of the early U.S. Congress, and holder of numerous other town, state, and federal positions, Holten emulated the ideal of the 18th century enlightened man.
Erected 1974 by Danvers Historical Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1692.
Location. 42° 33.636′ N, 70° 57.518′ W. Marker is in Danvers, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Centre Street and Holten Street, on the left when traveling south on Centre Street Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 171 Holten Street, Danvers MA 01923, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Church in Salem Village (approx. 0.3 miles away); Salem Village Meeting House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Salem Village Witchcraft Victims’ Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Samuel Parris Archaeological Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Salem Village Parsonage (approx. 0.4 miles away); The 1681 Salem Village Parsonage (approx. 0.4 miles away); The 1734 Addition (approx. 0.4 miles away); Deacon Nathaniel Ingersoll (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danvers.
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