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Middleton in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

First Town Meeting

 
 
First Town Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Tiernan, November 17, 2010
1. First Town Meeting Marker
Inscription.  Under a giant oak near this spot on July 9, 1728, Middleton held its first town meeting & received its charter from the province of Massachusetts Bay
 
Erected by Town Meeting Apartments.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1775.
 
Location. 42° 35.747′ N, 71° 0.324′ W. Marker is in Middleton, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Maple Street (Massachusetts Route 62), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 76 Maple Street, Middleton MA 01949, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Village Training Field (approx. 2.9 miles away); Deacon Nathaniel Ingersoll (approx. 2.9 miles away); Salem Village Parsonage (approx. 3 miles away); The 1681 Salem Village Parsonage (approx. 3 miles away); The 1734 Addition (approx. 3 miles away); Samuel Parris Archaeological Site
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(approx. 3 miles away); The Church in Salem Village (approx. 3.1 miles away); Salem Village Meeting House (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Approaching the First Town Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Tiernan, November 17, 2010
2. Approaching the First Town Meeting Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 518 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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