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Walpole in Norfolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Old Meeting House Common

 
 
Old Meeting House Common Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 7, 2012
1. Old Meeting House Common Marker
Inscription.  Site of Walpole's first houses of God, Those of Reverend Philip Payson and Reverend George Morey, Early Harvard Graduates.

O Zion Mount of pleading, our forefathers earlier shrine. Though now shorn of crest and hillsides art thou "Auld Lang Syne" Twilight memories.
 
Erected 1936 by Issac Newton Lewis.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 42° 8.717′ N, 71° 15.225′ W. Marker is in Walpole, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 1A) near West Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walpole MA 02081, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peak House (approx. 3.8 miles away); Morseville (approx. 4.1 miles away); Foxborough State Hospital Cemetery (approx. 4˝ miles away); Canton Viaduct (approx. 5.2 miles away); Lakeview (approx. 5.3 miles away); Birthplace of U.S. Copper Industry

Old Meeting House Common Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 7, 2012
2. Old Meeting House Common Marker
(approx. 5.4 miles away); Entering Baker Street Historic District (approx. 5˝ miles away); Memorial Hall (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Jul. 7, 2020