Portsmouth Black Heritage TrailUntil the mid 1800's, most New England churches assigned pews to parishioners by their social rank. Black people, enslaved or free, usually were seated as far as possible from the pulpit. Negro pews in the North Meetinghouse, which stood here from 1711 to 1854, were located in the upper balcony high above the front door.
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|Date Added||Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 2:45am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 356886 N 4770833|
|Decimal Degrees||43.07671667, -70.75798333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 4.603', W 70° 45.479'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 4' 36.18" N, 70° 45' 28.74" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1-27 Church St, Portsmouth NH 03801, US|
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