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

Parson Capen House

 
 
Parson Capen House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, August 18, 2011
1. Parson Capen House Marker
Inscription.
Parson Capen House
has been designated a
National Historc Landmark
This site possesses national signficance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America

 
Erected 1960.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 42° 38.599′ N, 70° 56.983′ W. Marker is in Topsfield, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Howlett Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is actually located on a rock on the side of the parking lot and may be semi hidden by overgrown bush next to it. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Howlett Street, Topsfield MA 01983, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Parson Capen House (approx. 0.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Boxford Korea and Vietnam Service Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Wenham (approx. 4.2 miles away); First Town Meeting (approx. 4.3 miles away); Site of Camp Lander (approx.
Parson Capen House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, August 18, 2011
2. Parson Capen House
Some construction is being done on the site at the time of these photos (Aug/2011).
4.4 miles away); a different marker also named Wenham (approx. 4.4 miles away); This Stone Marks the Site of Peter Hill (approx. 4.6 miles away); Wenham Lake (approx. 4.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Parson Capen House out building image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan, August 18, 2011
3. Parson Capen House out building
This building is next to the house itself.
Parson Capen House synthetic panoramic view. image. Click for full size.
By Michael Tiernan
4. Parson Capen House synthetic panoramic view.
This shows the property from the parking lot. I stitched together three of my photos to create this.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 15, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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