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Prescott House's Vital Role in Nation's History: Shays' Rebellion

Grave of Job Shattuck. Groton's Old Burying Ground is final resting place of two adversaries: Oliver Prescott, Jr. & Job Shattuck - local men who found themselves on Opposite sides of Shays' rebellion. These graves are within a few yards of each other. Although on opposite sides of Shays' rebellion, they later worked together for the benefit of the town. Many thanks to Mike Metzger [in photo] for helping locate the graves. Photos by Russell Harris

Grave of Oliver Prescott, Jr., a few yards from Job Shattuck's grave in Groton's Old Burying Ground.

Oliver Prescott and Job Shattuck’s graves lie within sight of each other in Groton’s Old Burying Ground. Their 1700s families’ houses still stand.


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