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Old Parsonage on Mount Auburn Street.

Old Parsonage on Mount Auburn Street.

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Title:
Old Parsonage on Mount Auburn Street.
Description:
Occupied by Reverend Seth Storer (1759 -- 1774), Reverend Daniel Adams ( 1778 -- 1779), Reverend Richard Rosewell Eliot (1780 -- 1818). Built in 1685. Sold in 1823. Demolished in 1888. Site now occupied by St. John's M.E. Church. Seth Storer was the minister for fifty years. The church did not fill the pulpit for the next three years. Daniel Adams was an unanimous choice but he died suddenly. Richard Eliot also was unanimously voted in and was minster for thirty-six years. He was descended from John Eliot, minister to the Praying Indians. Photo by Capt. J. Pitman, October 17, 1885. Duplicate of figure 410.
Creator:
Pittman, John
Date:
October 17, 1885
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Watertown Free Public Library
Collection (local):
Watertown Churches
Subjects:
Church buildings--Watertown--Massachusetts
Church history--Watertown--Massachusetts
Watertown (Mass.)--Social life and customs
Meeting House--Watertown (Mass.)
Storer, Seth--1759-1774
Adams, Daniel--1778-1779
Eliot, Richard Rosewell--1780-1818
Parsonage--Watertown (Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Watertown
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Identifier:
figure 2226