Site of First House

Site of First House (HMWXK)

Location: Winchester, MA 01890 Middlesex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 27.116', W 71° 8.171'

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1630 - 1930

Built in 1640 by Edward Converse, who led the party sent out by Charlestown to explore "Waterfield." Selectman twenty-four years, deacon nineteen years, arrested in 1662 for speaking disrespectfully of the King's letter.
Series This marker is part of the Massachusetts: Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series
Year Placed1930
Placed ByMassachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 2:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 324340 N 4702166
Decimal Degrees42.45193333, -71.13618333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 27.116', W 71° 8.171'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 27' 6.96" N, 71° 8' 10.26" W
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Area Code(s)781, 978, 617
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 27 Converse Pl, Winchester MA 01890, US
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