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Site of the First Meeting House in Boston Built A.D. 1632

 
 
Site of the First Meeting House in Boston Built A.D. 1632 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2014
1. Site of the First Meeting House in Boston Built A.D. 1632 Marker
Inscription.
Preachers John Wilson John Eliot John Cotton
Used before 1640 for town meetings and for
sessions of the General Court of the Colony.
 
Location. 42° 21.521′ N, 71° 3.425′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Devonshire Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02109, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Boston Massacre (a few steps from this marker); The Old State House (a few steps from this marker); The Freedom Trail (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Old State House (a few steps from this marker); Captain Robert Keayne (within shouting distance of this marker); New England Courant (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bunch of Grapes Tavern (about 300 feet away); Samuel Adams (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Site of the First Meeting House in Boston Built A.D. 1632 image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2014
2. Site of the First Meeting House in Boston Built A.D. 1632
Marker is above the entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 311 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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