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

First Meetinghouse

1630-1930

 
 
First Meetinghouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, October 9, 2011
1. First Meetinghouse Marker
Inscription. Site of the first meetinghouse built on the open green in 1640. The bell, hung in 1642, is said to have been brought from England by order of the Reverend William Worcester, who settled here in 1639.
 
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers marker series.
 
Location. 42° 50.363′ N, 70° 51.752′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street (Massachusetts Route 110) and Mudnock Road, on the right when traveling east on Elm Street. Touch for map. Marker is located on the left when turning off Elm Street on to Mudnock Road, not far from the Salisbury Public Library. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury MA 01952, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Pike Homestead (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Large Packet Ship Dreadnought (approx. 1.7 miles away); Newburyport Sailor's Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Coast Guard Bicentennial Marker
Mudnock Roar turn-off from Elm Street (Route 110) image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, October 9, 2011
2. Mudnock Roar turn-off from Elm Street (Route 110)
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Watts' Cellar (approx. 2 miles away); Approach to Carr's Ferry (approx. 2 miles away); William Lloyd Garrison (approx. 2 miles away); Edward Rawson (approx. 2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Historical Markers Erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission (1930). Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on October 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 477 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 10, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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