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First Meeting House in Wrentham

 
 
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By Bryan Simmons, June 7, 2012
1. First Meeting House in Wrentham Marker
Inscription. This stone is the door-step and now marks the site of the first Meeting House in Wrentham erected in 1684 that the people might have a suitable place to attend the worship of God. Here the townsmen held their meetings and to this spot they were summoned in time of danger
 
Erected 1923 by The Citizens of Wrentham.
 
Location. 42° 3.997′ N, 71° 19.666′ W. Marker is in Wrentham, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Marker is at the intersection of South St (U.S. 1A) and East Street, on the left when traveling south on South St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wrentham MA 02093, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Helen Adams Keller (within shouting distance of this marker); First Wrentham School House (within shouting distance of this marker); Lakeview (approx. 3 miles away); Birthplace of Horace Mann (approx. 3.1 miles away); Foxborough State Hospital Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Dorchester School Farm (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Town Lot (approx. 3.7 miles away); Morseville (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wrentham.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
First Meeting House in Wrentham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 7, 2012
2. First Meeting House in Wrentham Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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