Mendon in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Mendon Town Hall
— c. 1840 —
Built in 1840, this Greek Revival Style three-story building named in honor of President William Henry Harrison was constructed in partnership between the townspeople and Gentleman Farmer Silas Dudley who donated the land and design for the building. In 1849 the Town purchased the building. It was renamed Mendon Town Hall and served as a community center and home to the Mendon High School from 1868-1904.
Today it is a significant contributor to the Mendon Center Historic District and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places*
*(United States Department of the Interior National Park Service).
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
Location. 42° 6.319′ N, 71° 33.084′ W. Marker is in Mendon, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is on Main Street near Maple Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mendon MA 01756, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mendon World World War II Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Mendon Korean Vietnam Era Monument (within shouting Mendon World War I Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Mendon Historical Society (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Honor of Mendon's Soldiers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Founders’ Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Meeting House (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Founders' Park (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mendon.
Also see . . .
1. Town of Mendon. (Submitted on April 16, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Mendon, Massachusetts (Wikipedia). (Submitted on April 16, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.