ar church edifice was built near Governor Dudley's house, and Mr. Thomas Shepard was ordained pastor, 1636.
At about the same time was establl, later developed into Harvard College.
The first members of Mr. Shepard's church were men prominent in the state, among them Henry Dunstr place of worship here, many Church-of-England men held pews in Mr. Shepard's Church, and kept them down to the time when Christ Church was unded.
There are many records of this time, preserved partly in Mr. Shepard's own handwriting, in a book possessed by Dr. McKenzie.
In ShShepard's time came the troubles over Mrs. Anne Hutchinson and her heresies, settled by a synod held in this church.
In 1636 Harvard Collegelony were chosen to take orders for the college, and of these were Shepard, Cotton, Wilson, Harlakenden, Stoughton, Dudley and Winthrop.
Thuexico; Elijah Corlet, first master of the Faire Grammar School; Thomas Shepard, first pastor in Cambridge; also Jonathan Mitchell, Nathaniel G
ed to the uses of the Law School.
At present it is occupied by the Cooperative Society, headquarters for books and student's supplies, and contains one lecture room.
Passing from the quadrangle between Weld and Gray's we observe on the right a large granite building.
This is Boylston Hall, the chemical laboratory, and was built in 1857.
On the wall facing the street is a tablet which informs the reader that-
Here was the Homestead of Thomas Hooker 1633-36 First Pastor at Newtown Thomas Shepard 1636-49 John Leverett 1696-1724 Jonathan Mitchell 1650-68 President of Harvard College First & Second Ministers of Edward Wigglesworth 1726-68 the First Church of Cambridge First Hollis Professor of Divinity & Edward Wigglesworth 1765-94 Second Hollis Professor of Divinity
As we proceed on our walk Gore Hall, the Library, comes into view.
This imposing granite structure was completed in 1841, a gift from Christopher Gore.
The original plan of the building was that of a Latin cro