The First Provincial Congress

The First Provincial Congress (HMC5L)

Location: Concord, MA 01742 Middlesex County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 27.595', W 71° 20.889'

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The First Provincial Congress
of delegates from the towns of
Massachusetts
was called by conventions of
the people to meet at Concord on the
eleventh day of October 1774.

The delegates assembled here
in the Meeting-House on that day
and organized
with John Hancock as President
and Benjamin Lincoln as secretary.

Called together to maintain
the rights of the people
this Congress
assumed the government of the province
and by its measures prepared the way
for the War of the Revolution.
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HM NumberHMC5L
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 12:18am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 306933 N 4703513
Decimal Degrees42.45991667, -71.34815000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 27.595', W 71° 20.889'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 27' 35.70" N, 71° 20' 53.34" W
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Area Code(s)508, 978
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 Lexington Rd, Concord MA 01742, US
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