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Park Street Congregational Church

Erected 1809

 

— To God Be the Glory, Great Things He Hath Done —

 
Park Street Congregational Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, November 13, 2021
1. Park Street Congregational Church Marker
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Organized February 27, 1809, edifice dedicated January 10, 1810

Handel & Haydn Society of Boston founded 1815

Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) church founded 1819

American Missionary Society founded 1826

William Lloyd Garrison's first anti-slavery speech 1829

"America" (My Country, 'Tis of Thee) first sung July 4, 1831

Dr. Arcturus Z. Conrad's 31 year ministry began 1905

First chartered branch of NAACP founded 1912

Longest running religious radio broadcast in America began 1923

Dr. Harold J. Ockenga's 33 year ministry began 1936

First Annual Missionary Conference 1940

A founder of National Association of Evangelicals 1942

Billy Graham Mid-Century Campaign 1949-1950

FOCUS Ministry to Internationals inaugurated 1972

Park Street Kids, Boston Trinity Academy founded 1999

Park Street School founded 2005

Park Street Church bicentennial anniversary 2009
 
Erected by Park Street Congregational Church.
 
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Park Street Congregational Church Marker image. Click for full size.
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marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansArts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionCivil RightsCommunicationsEducation. A significant historical date for this entry is January 10, 1810.
 
Location. 42° 21.404′ N, 71° 3.713′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Tremont Street and Hamilton Place, on the right when traveling south on Tremont Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Tremont St, Boston MA 02108, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Park Street Church (a few steps from this marker); First Commercial Dental Laboratory in America (a few steps from this marker); Manufactory House Site (a few steps from this marker); Boston Common (within shouting distance of this marker); Tragic Events (within shouting distance of this marker); James Otis (within shouting distance of this
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marker); The Common / The Freedom Trail / America's First Subway (within shouting distance of this marker); Power System of Boston’s Rapid Transit, 1889 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Aug. 12, 2022