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Cambridge in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Fourth Meeting House

 
 
Fourth Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, October 6, 2014
1. Fourth Meeting House Marker
Inscription.  
Site of the
Fourth Meeting House
built in 1756.
Here Washington worshipped
in 1775.
Constitutional Convention
of Massachusetts
held here in 1779.
Lafayette welcomed here
in 1824.

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the Lafayette’s Farewell Tour series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1756.
 
Location. 42° 22.413′ N, 71° 7.118′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Massachusetts Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is in Harvard Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge MA 02138, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stephen Daye (within shouting distance of this marker); Cambridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Indian College (within shouting distance of this marker); Massachusetts Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
Wider View of Harvard Square image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, October 6, 2014
2. Wider View of Harvard Square
The marker is at extreme right in this view of Harvard Square, looking west on Massachusetts Avenue. At left is the kiosk in the middle of the square.
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line); Old Burying Ground (about 500 feet away); Hollis Hall (about 500 feet away); Prof. John Winthrop (about 500 feet away); Route of William Dawes (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Additional keywords. George Washington
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2014, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2014, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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