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Park Street Church


  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1809/05/01 Peter Banner Architect Cornerstone of Park Street Church is laid. Designed by Peter Banner, construction is completed by the end of the year under the leadership chief mason Benajah Young and carpenter Solomon Willard.
1809/05/01 Solomon Willard Woodcarver Cornerstone of Park Street Church is laid. Designed by Peter Banner, construction is completed by the end of the year under the leadership chief mason Benajah Young and carpenter Solomon Willard.
1826/00/00 Edward Beecher Vocation Rev Edward Beecher, the brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe, becomes pastor of Park Street Church.
1829/00/00 Lowell Mason Vocation Notable composer, Lowell Mason, works as choirmaster and organist at Park Street Church from 1829 to 1831.
1829/07/04 William Lloyd Garrison Vocation William Lloyd Garrison gives his "Address to the Colonization Society" at Park Street, his first major public statement against slavery. Slavery In America
1831/07/04 Lowell Mason Performer Lowell Mason debuts Samuel Francis Smith's "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", also known as America, during a children's Independence Day celebration at Park Street Church, Boston.
1831/07/04 Rev Samuel Francis Smith Lyricist Lowell Mason debuts Samuel Francis Smith's "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", also known as America, during a children's Independence Day celebration at Park Street Church, Boston.

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Particulars for Park Street Church:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Building Type Church
Area Of Significance Music
Historic Use Religious Property




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