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Marshfield in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

First Meetinghouse

 
 
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July 19, 2019
1. First Meetinghouse Marker
Inscription.  Erected about 1641, a small building with a thatched roof stood a little north of this enclosure. It was sold in 1657 for 50 shillings when a new church was built near the site of the present First Congregational Church. Here are to be found the earliest graves of the town, including that of Gov. Josiah Winslow.
 
Erected 1968 by the Marshfield Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionColonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1641.
 
Location. 42° 5.124′ N, 70° 40.89′ W. Marker is in Marshfield, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on Winslow Cemetery Road west of Presidential Circle, on the left when traveling north. Located at Winslow Cemetery in Marshfield. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marshfield MA 02050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daniel Webster Tablet (approx. 1˝ miles away); Old Marshfield Training Field (approx. 1˝ miles away); Ford Mill (approx. 2 miles away); Site of Ford's Store
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(approx. 2.4 miles away); Philip Delano (approx. 2˝ miles away); Reynolds-Maxwell Garden (approx. 2.7 miles away); Site of Tide Grist Mills (approx. 2.7 miles away); Alden House Historic Site (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marshfield.
 
First Meetinghouse Marker image. Click for full size.
July 19, 2019
2. First Meetinghouse Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2021. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2021. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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