1821-1890
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August 13, 1821, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

November 13, 1890, New Bedford, Massachusetts.

Forest Hills Cemetery, Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Dexter graduated from Yale University (1840) and Andover Theological Seminary (1844), and was a leading authority on the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony. A member of the North Congregational Church in New Bedford, Massachusetts, he commuted to Boston, where he edited The Congregationalist magazine. His works include:

  1. Thou Art Our Holy Lord
  1. Shepherd of Tender Youth