Humanities Event

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Sunday, January 27, 2019 3:00 PM
We are approaching the 250th anniversary of an act of the Massachusetts colonial legislature defining the boundaries of a new standing order parish on the "pond plain in the Jamaica end" of the Town of Roxbury. These standing order parishes were part of the organization of the colony, providing for the militia as well as taxation used for a meetinghouse and an educated teacher. Learn what the Jamaica Plain area was like at the time, who the founding families were, and how Jamaica Plain fits into the story of three separate municipalities: Roxbury, West Roxbury and Boston.
  • First Church in JP, 6 Eliot St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
  • Boston, Suffolk County, MA (Greater Boston)
  • web: www.jphs.org
  • cost: Free