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Rockingham in Windham County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Rockingham Meetinghouse

 
 
Rockingham Meetinghouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 7, 2013
1. Rockingham Meetinghouse Marker
Inscription.
Rockingham Meetinghouse has been designated a National Historic Landmark

This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America

A rare 18th century New England meetinghouse of the "Second Period," styled in the Georgian manner and unmatched among surviving New England meetinghouses. Its barn-like massing and austere appearance evoke medieval and Puritan forms. This is the most intact 18th century public building remaining in Vermont
 
Erected 2000 by National Park Service - United States Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 43° 11.255′ N, 72° 29.181′ W. Marker is in Rockingham, Vermont, in Windham County. Marker can be reached from Meetinghouse Road south of Rockingham Road (Vermont Route 103), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Rockingham Meetinghouse, across the driveway from the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 Meetinghouse Road, Bellows Falls VT 05101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rockingham Meeting House
Rockingham Meetinghouse image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 7, 2013
2. Rockingham Meetinghouse
The Rockingham Meetinghouse seen from near the marker
(about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rev. John Williams (approx. 1.5 miles away); Waypoint Center (approx. 4.2 miles away); Bellows Falls (approx. 4.2 miles away); Bellows Falls Canal (approx. 4.3 miles away); Charlestown, New Hampshire (approx. 4.4 miles away in New Hampshire); Captain Phineas Stevens (approx. 4.4 miles away in New Hampshire); Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away in New Hampshire).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Rockingham Meetinghouse & cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 7, 2013
3. Rockingham Meetinghouse & cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 28, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 299 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 28, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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