“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Rehoboth in Bristol County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)

Old Yellow Meeting House

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By Bryan Simmons, May 22, 2012
1. Old Yellow Meeting House Marker
Inscription.  Rehoboth's second Meeting House,built in 1773,was located in the present cemetery. It replaced the Lake St Meeting House, and was used for town meetings and church services. The site included a stable, a cemetery west of the meeting house, a militia training field where Pond St and Redway Plain are located,and a powder house at the southwest corner of the cemetery. The Meeting House was torn down in 1840 after the present Congregational Church was built in the Rehoboth Village.
Erected by Rehoboth Historical Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers.
Location. 41° 50.505′ N, 71° 15.617′ W. Marker is in Rehoboth, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is on Bay State Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rehoboth MA 02769, 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. Redway Plain (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sabin Sawmill (approx. 0.8 miles away); Anawan House (approx.
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1.4 miles away); Anawan House-Inn (approx. 1.4 miles away); Perryville Dam (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Palmer's River Meeting House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Bliss-Carpenter Saw & Shingle Mill (approx. 2.1 miles away); Palmer River Pound (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rehoboth.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 575 times since then and 11 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 25, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Jul. 4, 2020