Athol in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Colonial Home 1777
Erected by Athol Hiistorical Society.
Location. 42° 36.831′ N, 72° 12.331′ W. Marker is in Athol, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is on Chestnut Hill Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athol MA 01331, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orange Town Pound (approx. 3½ miles away).
Regarding Colonial Home 1777. "The Havens of Massachusetts are descended from one Richard Haven, who came from England and settled in Framingham. His grandson, John Haven, came from Framingham to Athol about 1760, and was one of the first settlers of Chestnut Hill. He was one of the most prominent men in town, having been one of the first board of Selectmen, was the first Town Clerk, the first Representative to the Great and General Court, and was chosen deacon of the old First Church, Nov. 10, 1774, which office he probably held until his death,
Categories. • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2014, by Larry Wilson of Wareham, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 284 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 23, 2014, by Larry Wilson of Wareham, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.