New England Meetinghouses in the Seventeenth Century

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1957

GUSN

GUSN-169924

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Description

Meetinghouses were built to serve both secular and sacred needs. Situated in the center of the New England towns, the meetinghouses were an important part of the community and the individual lives of the residents. This article surveys these important structures, the earliest examples of which have, unfortunately, all but disappeared.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 373

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1957.047.168.001

Abstract

Meetinghouses were built to serve both secular and sacred needs. Situated in the center of the New England towns, the meetinghouses were an important part of the community and the individual lives of the residents. This article surveys these important structures, the earliest examples of which have, unfortunately, all but disappeared.

Date Notes

Volume 47, Number 168 (Spring, 1957)

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Record Details

Originator

Marian Card Donnelly (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1957). 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