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

The Common House

 
 
The Common House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
1. The Common House Marker
Inscription.
Built by Captain William Barnes in 1795
for his new bride, Sally Tribble.

This house sits on the original site of
“The Common House” established by the
Pilgrims in 1623. Here the Pilgrims stored
food and housed their families until land
was granted to establish their homes.

1623 - 1795

 
Location. 41° 57.374′ N, 70° 39.781′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on Leyden Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27A Leyden Street, Plymouth MA 02360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Capt. James Bartlett House (a few steps from this marker); Site of an 1621 House (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Samuel Fuller (within shouting distance of this marker); First House Built by the Pilgrims (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Isaac Doten (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Tribble House (within shouting distance of this marker); On This Lot (within shouting distance of this marker); America’s First Street (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
The Common House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
2. The Common House Marker
Marker can be seen above the front door of the house.
Marker on Leyden Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 22, 2017
3. Marker on Leyden Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 25, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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