The Birthplace of American Foreign Missions · 1806

The Birthplace of American Foreign Missions · 1806 (HM28CC)

Location: Williamstown, MA 01267 Berkshire County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 42.912', W 73° 12.19'

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The Field is the World

—Haystack Monument —

Samuel J. Mills · James Richards
Francis L. Robbins · Harvey Loomis
Byram Green
On this site in the shelter
of a haystack during a
summer storm in 1806 five
Williams College students
dedicated their lives to the
service of the Church around
the globe. Out of their
decision grew the American
Foreign Mission movement.
[Marker sponsored by] Williamstown Bicentennial Committee
HM NumberHM28CC
Year Placed1867
Placed ByByram Green and American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 10th, 2018 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 647133 N 4730754
Decimal Degrees42.71520000, -73.20316667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 42.912', W 73° 12.19'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 42' 54.72" N, 73° 12' 11.4" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)413
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 90-92 Mission Park Dr, Williamstown MA 01267, US
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