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

Site of First Church

 
 
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By Brian Connors
1. Site of First Church Marker
Inscription.  
Site of First Church
1632
First Minister
1637-1658
Ralph Partridge

 
Erected 1937 by Duxbury Tercentenary Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 1.496′ N, 70° 41.233′ W. Marker is in Duxbury, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker can be reached from Chestnut Street. The Marker is located in the Myles Standish Burying Ground. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Duxbury MA 02332, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to the Old Burial Ground, c. 1632-1787 (a few steps from this marker); America's Oldest Maintained Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Myles Standish (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Stones of John and Priscilla Alden (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Second Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to the Old Burying Ground, c. 1632-1787
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By Bryan Simmons, March 1, 2012
2. Site of First Church Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Nook Gate (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Beginning of the Bradford House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duxbury.
 
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By Bryan Simmons, March 1, 2012
3. Site of First Church
Original Site of First Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, March 1, 2012
4. Original Site of First Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 526 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 23, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   2, 3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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