“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Topsfield in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)

Parson Capen House

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Inscription. One half mile west of here is the Parson Capen House. Built in 1683 for the minister and a fine specimen of domestic architecture of the Puritan century. Now the home of the Topsfield Historical Society.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 42° 38.178′ N, 70° 56.531′ W. Marker was in Topsfield, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker was at the intersection of Boston Street (U.S. 1) and High Street (Massachusetts Route 97), on the left when traveling north on Boston Street. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Topsfield MA 01983, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Parson Capen House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Boxford Korea and Vietnam Service Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Wenham (approx. 3.6 miles away); Site of Camp Lander (approx. 3.8 miles away); a different marker also named Wenham (approx. 3.8 miles away); This Stone Marks the Site of Peter Hill (approx. 4 miles away); Wenham Lake (approx. 4.2 miles away); First Town Meeting (approx. 4.3 miles away).
Categories. Notable Buildings
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2015, by Nancy LeBaron-Kiley of Danvers, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 20 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 22, 2015. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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