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Charlestown in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Court of the Assistants

 
 
Court of the Assistants Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 27, 2011
1. Court of the Assistants Marker
Inscription.
Near here, August 23rd 1630
Governor John Winthrop
and members of the Massachusetts Bay Company
organized the Court of Assistants
forerunner of the
Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts

 
Location. 42° 22.325′ N, 71° 3.715′ W. Marker is in Charlestown, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Winthrop Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlestown MA 02129, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Great House (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam/Korean Conflict Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); City Square: (within shouting distance of this marker); The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old North Church (about 500 feet away); Deacon Larkin House (about 500 feet away); American Soldiers Killed June 17, 1775 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tudor Wharves (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlestown.
 
Categories. Colonial EraGovernmentSettlements & Settlers
 
Court of the Assistants Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 27, 2011
2. Court of the Assistants Marker
John Winthrop Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 30, 2016
3. John Winthrop Memorial Marker
Reverse view of marker inscription is Charlestown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on September 3, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.   3. submitted on August 30, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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