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Taunton in Bristol County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

First School House

 
 
First School House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, May 15, 2012
1. First School House Marker
Inscription. Near this elm tree stood the first school house build 1637
Tree Planted and tablet place by the Lydia Cobb Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Tercentenary of Taunton 1639-1939
 
Erected 1939 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 54.09′ N, 71° 5.256′ W. Marker is in Taunton, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is on Church Green, in the median. Touch for map. The Elm tree planted in 1939 had to be cut down a new tree has replaced it though. Marker is in this post office area: Taunton MA 02780, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Memorial for Soldiers against Terrorism (a few steps from this marker); Site of the First Successful Iron Works in the Old Colony (approx. 1.6 miles away); First Burial Ground (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Site of the First House in Norton (approx. 5.1 miles away); Winneccunnett Pond Area (approx. 5.1 miles away); Anawan Rock (approx. 5.8 miles away); King Philip's Cave (approx. 5.9 miles away); Dighton Community Church (approx. 6.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraEducation
 
First School House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, May 20, 2012
2. First School House Marker
The new tree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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