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Cambridge in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Fourth Meeting House

 
 
Fourth Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, October 6, 2014
1. Fourth Meeting House Marker
Inscription.
Site of the
Fourth Meeting House
built in 1756.
Here Washington worshipped
in 1775.
Constitutional Convention
of Massachusetts
held here in 1779.
Lafayette welcomed here
in 1824.

 
Location. 42° 22.413′ N, 71° 7.118′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Massachusetts Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in Harvard Square. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge MA 02138, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stephen Daye (within shouting distance of this marker); Cambridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Indian College (within shouting distance of this marker); Hollis Hall (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Way to Charlestown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gen. Thaddeus Kosciuszko (approx. mile away); Gen. Casimir Pulaski (approx. mile away); These Cannon Were Abandoned (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Additional keywords. George Washington
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraPolitics
 
Wider View of Harvard Square image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, October 6, 2014
2. Wider View of Harvard Square
The marker is at extreme right in this view of Harvard Square, looking west on Massachusetts Avenue. At left is the kiosk in the middle of the square.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2014, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2014, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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