Old South Church, Built 1729

Old South Church, Built 1729 Boston Massachusetts


Stock #: 473683
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Boston
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Suffolk
Publisher: American Art Post Card Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Referred to as "Sanctuary of Freedom", this Church has been restored to the aspect which it bore in the pre-revolutionary period. Benjamin Franklin was baptized in this church. - The tablet on the tower has the following inscription: "Old South Church, Gathered 1669, First House built 1670, Present structure erected 1729. Desecrated by the British Troops 1775-76.

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