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The first meeting house in Salem, Massachusetts

Abner Cheney Goodell

The first meeting house in Salem, Massachusetts

a reply to certain strictures made by Robert S. Rantoul, president of the Essex institute, in his "Powerful defence of the old Salem relic" ...

by Abner Cheney Goodell

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Published in [n.p .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rantoul, Robert S. 1832-1922.

  • Edition Notes

    With Putnam, E. An inquiry into the authenticity of the so-called first meeting house at Salem, Mass. Salem, 1900.

    Statementby Abner Cheney Goodell ... (Read at a meeting of the directors, Feb. 5, 1900)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF74.S1 P8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68 p.
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6528841M
    LC Control Number11006052
    OCLC/WorldCa9488317

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Salem Village’s first meetinghouse was built in on an acre of land given by Joseph Hutchinson. In his work Salem Witchcraft, Charles Upham described the structure as, “’Thirty-four feet in length, twenty-eight feet broad, and sixteen feet between joints.’ Two end galleries were added, and a ‘canopy’ placed over the pulpit.”.

The meetinghouse of the First Church stood at the intersection of present-day Washington and The first meeting house in Salem Streets inon the southeast corner. While preliminary examinations had already taken place in Salem Village (modern-day Danvers), the first examinations in Salem Town (modern-day Salem) took place at the meetinghouse.

The one congregation that remains independent is the Tabernacle Church in Salem, which separated from the First Church in over a row about a minister at the time. The present church edifice (dedicated in ) is the second Meeting House of the North Church which separated from the First Church in and reunited with it in Martin Kelley speaks at Woodstown Friends Meeting during Quarterly Meeting about QuakerSpeak and Friends Journal Music credit: “Old Greenwich Friends Meeting House ()” from Down Jersey Scenes by Paul Mack Somers — Michiko Otaki, piano.

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John Endicott leads a group of settlers to lay ground for thousands of Puritans. InEndecott was one of the signers on the building contract for enlarging the meeting house in Town House Square for the first church in Salem.

This document remains part of the town records at City Hall. He was active in the affairs of the town throughout his life. Welcome to The Meeting House. We are located at Williams Street, Longmeadow, MA Our phone number is We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Selected excerpts from Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Vol. 5, Series 5,pages - April 11th Went to Salem, where, in the Meeting-house, the persons accused of Witchcraft were examined; was a very great Assembly; ëtwas awfull to see how the afflicted persons were agitated.

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Salem was founded in by Roger Conant and a group of immigrants from Cape Ann. The Puritan Meeting House in Hingham MA In a new meeting house was built in the prevailing style of the time, square with a hip roof, and a belfry at the apex, so that the bell-rope hung down in the center of the audience room.