Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1743/00/00 The meeting house, now the town hall, is built for both religious and civic purposes. Its religious function ended after the state mandated the separation of church and state in 1833.
1786/00/00 Daniel Shays Rebellion Leader Daniel Shays and other Regulators, including Henry McCulloch, meet in the Pelham Meeting House to discuss their grievances against the Massachusetts government and constitution.
1787/02/02 Gen Benjamin Lincoln Massachusetts Militia Leader In pursuit of Shays rebels, Gen Lincoln arrives in Pelham, about 30 miles (48 km) from Petersham.
1839/00/00 The Greek Revival church is built next to the Pelham Town Hall.

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Particulars for Pelham Town Hall Historic District:
Architectural Style American Colonial
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Historic Use Cemetery
Historic Use City or Town Hall
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Military
Attribute Moved property
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Politics-government
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 71000085
Resource Type:
Owner: Local
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Greek revival, Colonial
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Military, Exploration-settlement, Politics-government, Architecture, Religion
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering, Person
Criteria Consideration: Cemetery, Moved property, Religious property
Period of Significance: 1700-1749, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1739, 1743, 1839
Associated People: Shays,Daniel
Historic Function: Religion, Government, Funerary
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure, Cemetery, City Hall
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Government, Funerary
Current Sub-Function: Museum Cemetery City Hall

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