First Meeting House
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie
N 43° 09.378 W 071° 28.002
19T E 299449 N 4781125
Quick Description: Located in Pembroke NH on Route 3 near the Pembroke Cemetery. This appears to be a replacement sign with different language. It is dated 2008.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 3/29/2011 3:40:40 AM
Waymark Code: WMB336
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 5

Long Description:
Marker reads:
This is the site of the first meetin ghouse in Suncookm Incorporated as Pembroke in 1759. Gratnted to soldiers in Lovewell's Indian War (1722-25) or their survivors, the land was larely settled by Congreationalists from Massachusetts Bay. Their first meeting house was "made of Good Hewn Loggs" in 1733. It measure 24 by 30 feet and house town meetings and religious services. The building was improvied in 1735 with seats, window glass and a pulpit. In 1746, it was replaced by a two-story framaed building , which was moved around 1806 and converted to the barn standing to the northwest.
Marker Name: First Meeting House

Marker Type: Official NH State

Marker Location: Pembroke

Date Marker Established: 2008

Official Marker Number: Not listed

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