Walking the Post Road

Theodore Parker Church, West Roxbury, Current home of the Second Church of Roxbury.

  1. 1.Samuel Drake, The Town of Roxbury, 1908, 435.

  2. 2. Drake, 448.

  3. 3. Ibid., 445.

“In answer to the petition it was clearly voted...that the petitioners together with all such as dwell on the south side of the afores'd line who are willing to joyne with them, and do embody so as to maintain an able learned Orthodox minister amongst them, shall be freed from any charge to the minister of the east end of the town, and also from charge to the repairing and sweeping the meeting house so long as they do maintain a minister among them as afores'd and no longer."

Town Records of Roxbury February 7, 1711.