First Church Building and Printing House of the Evangelical Association

First Church Building and Printing House of the Evangelical Association (HM1L50)

Location: New Berlin, PA 17855 Union County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 52.589', W 76° 59.106'

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The Evangelical Association was an American religious denomination formally organized by the followers of Jacob Albright in 1803.
The paving stones set in the ground mark the outlines of the first church building and the first printing house of the Evangelical Association. For over 50 years New Berlin PA served as its unofficial denominational headquarters. In 1854, as people moved westward and the Evangelical Association gained national stature, the denominational offices and operations moved to Cleveland OH.
In 1894, a split in the Evangelical Association created the United Evangelical Church. In 1922, the Evangelical Association and the United Evangelical Church re-united to form the Evangelical Church. In 1946 the Evangelical and the United Brethren in Christ denominations came together to form the Evangelical United Brethren (EUB) Church. In 1968 the EUB and Methodist denominations joined to form the United Methodist Church. This site is a Heritage Landmark of the United Methodist Church and supervised by the denomination's General Commission on Archives and History
HM NumberHM1L50
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Date Added Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 332733 N 4526942
Decimal Degrees40.87648333, -76.98510000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 52.589', W 76° 59.106'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 52' 35.34" N, 76° 59' 6.36" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Plum St, New Berlin PA 17855, US
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