Scituate in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Site of the First Church
Rev. Charles Chauncey
Rev. Henry Dunster
Rev. Nicholas Baker
Location. 42° 11.314′ N, 70° 43.79′ W. Marker is in Scituate, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on Meetinghouse Lane, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is the westernmost of three. Marker is in this post office area: Scituate MA 02066, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Meeting House (here, next to this marker); Men of Kent Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); First Training Field (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mann Historical Museum (approx. ¼ mile away); Satuit Brook (approx. 0.4 miles away); Williams-Barker House (approx. one mile away); Third Cliff (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of Stockbridge Mansion (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scituate.
Regarding Site of the First Church. Also called the First Meeting House, it apparently stood at the west end of the Men of Kent Cemetery.
Also see . . . Scituate Burial Sites Survey. Page 3 has a few comments on the earliest settlers of Scituate (Submitted on May 11, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches, Etc. • Colonial Era • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 725 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.