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Josiah Leavitt
  • Born: 21 Oct 1744, Hingham MA
  • Died: 26 Feb 1804

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  • , . Though he had no formal training and did not follow the trade, he built a large clock c 1772, which was subsequently hung in a dormer window on the southwesterly slope of the roof of Old Ship Church, so that the clock's dial could be seen by townspeople. Leavitt's clock, the first built in Hingham, was probably the only one he ever built.

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