Weymouth Meeting House Historic District

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Weymouth Meeting House Historic District
WeymouthMA FirstChurch.jpg
Firsth Church in Weymouth (1833)
Weymouth Meeting House Historic District is located in Massachusetts
Weymouth Meeting House Historic District
Location Weymouth, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°13′48″N 70°56′38″W / 42.23000°N 70.94389°W / 42.23000; -70.94389Coordinates: 42°13′48″N 70°56′38″W / 42.23000°N 70.94389°W / 42.23000; -70.94389
Area 31 acres (13 ha)
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference #

10001007

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Added to NRHP December 13, 2010

The Weymouth Meeting House Historic District encompasses one of the oldest sections of Weymouth, Massachusetts. This area, centered on a cluster of properties near Church, East, Green, North, and Norton Streets, includes the city's oldest cemetery (the North Cemetery, established c. 1636), the site of its first meeting house, the 1833 church of its first congregation, the birthplace of presidential wife and mother Abigail Adams, and the John Adams School, Weymouth's oldest surviving schoolhouse. The area was the center of Weymouth until 1723, and then North Weymouth until 1833.[2]

The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Actions 12/13/10 through 12/17/10". National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Weymouth Meeting House Historic District". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-03-05.