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

Lexington Meeting Houses

 
 
Lexington Meeting Houses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
1. Lexington Meeting Houses Marker
Inscription.
Site of the first three
Meeting Houses in Lexington
I
Built 1692, when the town
was a parish of Cambridge:
II
Built 1713, on the
Incorporation of Lexington:
III
Built 1794: Burned, 1846.

This spot is thus identified with
the town’s history for 50 years.

Back of Marker:
Pastorates:

Benjamin Estabrook, 1692-1697.
John Hancock, 1698 – 1752.
Jonas Clarke, 1755 – 1805.
Avery Williams, 1807 – 1815.
Charles Briggs, 1819 – 1835.
Wm. G. Sweet, 1836 – 1839.
Jason Whitman, 1845 – 1846.

 
Location. 42° 26.952′ N, 71° 13.838′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Massachusetts Ave (Massachusetts Route 4), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located on the Lexington Green. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington MA 02420, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lexington Green ( a few steps from this marker); This Flag Pole ( a few steps from this marker); Marrett and Nathan Munroe House ( within shouting distance of this marker); Line of the Minutemen
Back of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
2. Back of Marker
( within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington Minuteman ( within shouting distance of this marker); Prince Estabrook ( within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Lexington Monument ( within shouting distance of this marker); Rendezvous of the Minute Men ( within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Places
 
Marker on the Lexington Green image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
3. Marker on the Lexington Green
The Green that was the site of the first fighting of the American Revolution can be seen behind the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,062 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 30, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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