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No. 2593: First Church, Dorchester
Postcard #2593

Postcard. No caption on front. Postally unused. On verso: The First Parish Church in Dorchester (Boston) Massachusetts, founded in 1630, is now housed in this, the 6th building erected in 1896. In the early church building was held the first town in America. Richcard Mather, an early pastor, and author of the first book published in America, founded the Mather School, the first school supported by public taxation. Part of the Declaration of Independence was written here in 1776. T-12. 1775 - American Revolution Bicentennial - 1975. One of a series of "Historama" full color Post Cards, Booklets, Slides of Historic Massachusetts. Write for complete catalog. c1968 Yankee Colour Corp., Southborough, Mass.

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Created: April 28, 2009   Modified: April 28, 2009