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

Hingham Massachusetts

 
 
Hingham Massachusetts Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, September 30, 2007
1. Hingham Massachusetts Marker
Inscription.  First Meeting House raised shortly after the gathering of the church in 1635 within a palisade. First Burying Ground, First School House built prior to 1661. Fort erected in 1676. These landmarks were located upon this hill, the westerly part of which was removed in 1831. Derby Academy, 1784, first co-educational school in America.
 
Erected 1939 by Old Colony Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1635.
 
Location. 42° 14.579′ N, 70° 53.275′ W. Marker is in Hingham, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on North Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hingham MA 02043, 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. Reverend Peter Hobart (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Ship Church (about 700 feet away); Samuel Lincoln House
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.2 miles away); POW/MIA Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Paragon Park (approx. 2˝ miles away); Hull (approx. 2.7 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hingham.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,682 times since then and 40 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 9, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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