Park Street Church
Name: Park Street Church
Class: House of Worship
County: Suffolk, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
U.S. Board on Geographic Names ID: 619501
Park Street Church is located at:
Elevation 16 meters above sea level, in
Suffolk County, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
William Lloyd Garrison gave his first antislavery speech in this church. It was built in 1809 (US-T109). 'America' was first sung in public on July 4, 1852, at this church (MA-T36/p26). The variant name of 'Brimstone Corner' exists because the church was used to store gunpowder during the War of 1812 (MA-T36/p30).
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