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

Site of Original Oak Swamp Church

(Baptist)

 

—Circa 1750 —

 
Site of Original Oak Swamp Church (Baptist) Circa 1750 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 1, 2012
1. Site of Original Oak Swamp Church (Baptist) Circa 1750 Marker
Inscription. Framing for this church had begun at Peckham Street, when disgruntled Oak Swamp people took away the timbers in the night and raised the church here.
 
Erected by Rehoboth Historical Commission.
 
Location. 41° 48.219′ N, 71° 14.694′ W. Marker is in Rehoboth, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is at the intersection of Pleasant Street and Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling south on Pleasant Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rehoboth MA 02769, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Horton Signal ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Samual Baker Grist & Sawmill Site ( approx. half a mile away); Liberty Tree ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Palmer River Pound ( approx. 0.8 miles away); Daniel Bullock- Samuel Baker Sawmill site 1750-1850 ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Orleans Manufacturing Co. ( approx. 1.8 miles away); The Palmer's River Meeting House ( approx. 1.9 miles away); Bad Luck Pond ( approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rehoboth.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Site of Original Oak Swamp Church (Baptist) Circa 1750 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons
2. Site of Original Oak Swamp Church (Baptist) Circa 1750 Marker
Site of Original Oak Swamp Church (Baptist) Circa 1750 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 1, 2012
3. Site of Original Oak Swamp Church (Baptist) Circa 1750 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 599 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 2, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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