Washington in Christ Church, Cambridge

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1963

GUSN

GUSN-169734

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Description

Questions swirl around Christ Church in Cambridge, Mass., and its involvement in the Revolutionary War. Was it used for services? Was it used only for barracks? And most important, did George Washington worship there? How often? And where did he sit? These questions are difficult to unravel, as history has become knotted with myth and hyperbole.

Details

Descriptive Terms

religious buildings

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 110

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1963.054.194.002

Abstract

Questions swirl around Christ Church in Cambridge, Mass., and its involvement in the Revolutionary War. Was it used for services? Was it used only for barracks? And most important, did George Washington worship there? How often? And where did he sit? These questions are difficult to unravel, as history has become knotted with myth and hyperbole.

Date Notes

Volume 54, Number 194 (Fall, 1963)

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Record Details

Originator

Samuel F. Batchelder (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1963). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England