Salem witch trials
The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts between February 1692 and May 1693. The trials resulted in the executions of...
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William H. Putnam Memorial Bridge
The Putnam Bridge is a bridge in the state of Connecticut carrying the Route 3 Expressway over the Connecticut River, connecting Interstate 91 in Wethersfield and Route 2 in Glastonbury. It is the sou...
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Massachusetts Route 3A
Route 3A is a state highway in eastern Massachusetts, which parallels Route 3 and U.S. Route 3 from Cedarville in southern Plymouth to Tyngsborough at the New Hampshire state line.Route 3A has two maj...
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Richard Mather
Richard Mather (1596 – 22 April 1669), was a Puritan clergyman in colonial Boston, Massachusetts. He was father to Increase Mather and grandfather to Cotton Mather, both celebrated Boston divines.
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Hingham Naval Ammunition Depot Annex
The Hingham Naval Ammunition Depot Annex, sometimes called the “Cohasset Annex” or "Hingham Annex" by local residents, covered sections of the towns of Hingham, Cohasset, Norwell, and Scituate Massa...
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John White (colonist priest)
John White (1575–1648) was the rector of a parish in Dorchester, Dorset, England. He was instrumental in obtaining charters for the New England Company, and the Massachusetts Bay Company. He took a cl...
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Thomas Parker (minister)
Thomas Parker (1595–1677) was an English nonconforming clergyman and a founder of Newbury, Massachusetts.
He was born probably at Stanton St. Bernard, Wiltshire, the only son of the Reverend Rober...
A Mirror for Witches
A Mirror for Witches is a 1928 novel by American author Esther Forbes, dealing with the witch hunt in 17th Century New England. The book is still popular and is in print. It has also been adapted fo...
Half-Way Covenant
The Half-Way Covenant was a form of partial church membership created by New England in 1662. It was promoted in particular by the Reverend Solomon Stoddard, who felt that the people of the English c...
Thomas Wellman
Thomas Wellman was born in about 1615 in England and died at Lynn, Massachusetts on 10 October 1672. He was among the early settlers of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and progenitor of the Wellman fami...
Calvinism
Calvinism (also called the Reformed tradition, Reformed Christianity or the Reformed faith) is a major branch of Protestantism that follows the theological tradition and forms of Christian practice of...
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The New England Primer
The New England Primer was the first reading primer designed for the American Colonies. It became the most successful educational textbook published in 18th century America and it became the foundatio...
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Nathaniel Rogers (minister)
Nathaniel Rogers (1598–1655) was an English clergyman and early New England pastor. According to the Dictionary of National Biography article on Rogers (published 1897), his descendants in America wer...
Charles Morton (educator)
Charles Morton (born 15 February 1627 in Cornwall - died 11 April 1698 in Charlestown) was a Cornish nonconformist minister and founder of an early dissenting academy, later in life associated in New ...
John Oldham (colonist)
John Oldham (1592–1636) was an early Puritan settler in Massachusetts. He was a captain, merchant, and Indian trader. His death at the hands of the Indians was one of the causes of the Pequot War of ...
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Samuel Lee (minister)
Samuel Lee (1625–1691) was an English Puritan academic and minister, late in life in New England.
He was the only son of Samuel Lee, haberdasher of small wares in Fish Street Hill, London. He was ...
Wakefield, Massachusetts
Wakefield is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts in the Greater Boston metropolitan area, incorporated in 1812 and located about 12.5 mi (20.1 km) north-northwest of Downtown Boston. T...
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Old Ship Church
The Old Ship Church (also known as the Old Ship Meetinghouse) was built in 1681 in Hingham, Massachusetts in the United States. It is the oldest church in continuous ecclesiastical use in the United S...
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Pilgrims (Plymouth Colony)
Pilgrims is a name commonly applied to early settlers of the Plymouth Colony in present-day Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, with the men commonly called Pilgrim Fathers. The Pilgrims' leadersh...
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Wethersfield High School (Connecticut)
Wethersfield High School is the only senior high school in Wethersfield, Connecticut.
John Norton (divine)
John Norton (May 6, 1606 – April 5, 1663) was a Puritan divine.
Norton was born at Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England. He was educated at Peterhouse, Cambridge (BA 1627), and ordain...
John Clarke (Baptist minister)
John Clarke (October 1609 – 20 April 1676) was a physician, Baptist minister, co-founder of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, author of its influential charter, and a leading advo...
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Nathaniel Ward
Nathaniel Ward (1578 – October 1652) was a Puritan clergyman and pamphleteer in England and Massachusetts. He wrote the first constitution in North America in 1641. A son of John Ward, a noted Puritan...
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2nd Continental Light Dragoons
The 2nd Continental Light Dragoons, also known as Sheldon's Horse after Colonel Elisha Sheldon, was commissioned by the Continental Congress on December 12, 1776 and was first mustered at Wethersfield...
Our Lady of Nazareth Academy (Wakefield, Massachusetts)
Our Lady of Nazareth Academy was a private, all-girls, Roman Catholic high school in Wakefield, Massachusetts. It was located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston and operated from 1947 to 200...
First Parish Church of Dorchester
The First Parish Church in Dorchester is a Unitarian Universalist church in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Emigrants from Dorchester, Dorset and the southwest of England founded the town of Dorchester Ma...
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