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New Haven in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

First Meeting House

 
 
First Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
1. First Meeting House Marker
Inscription.
Near this spot stood the
First
Meeting House
of this
Settlement
1639 –– 1670

 
Location. 41° 18.464′ N, 72° 55.591′ W. Marker is in New Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is on Temple Street 0.1 miles south of Elm Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the southwest corner of the Center Church On The Green. Marker is at or near this postal address: 311 Temple Street, New Haven CT 06511, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Quinnipiack (a few steps from this marker); Col Edward Whalley (within shouting distance of this marker); Theophilus Eaton (within shouting distance of this marker); New Haven Common Burial Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen Goodyear (within shouting distance of this marker); Col William Goffe (within shouting distance of this marker); New Haven Memorial Flagpole (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Renovation of the New Haven Green (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Haven.
 
Also see . . .  The First Church of Christ in New Haven, Center Church on-the-Green. (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
First Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
2. First Meeting House Marker
The marker is just to the left of the steps.

 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
The Center Church on-the-Green image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
3. The Center Church on-the-Green
The Steeple of the Center Church on-the-Green image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
4. The Steeple of the Center Church on-the-Green
Tablet on the Southeast Corner image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2010
5. Tablet on the Southeast Corner
The dates of the four churches built on this site
1640 1670 1757 1814
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 625 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 24, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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