Reformed Church of Germantown

Reformed Church of Germantown (HMVJ1)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19144 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 2.066', W 75° 10.325'

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The Church of the
German Reformed Congregation
of Germantown
was erected on this site in 1733.

Here Count Zinzendorf preached his first
sermon in America December 31, 1741

Here the British Army quartered a Virginia
Battalion captured in the Battle of Germantown.

Here George Washington worshiped when
President of the United States and while
a resident of Germantown.

The old building was replaced in 1839 by one
which made way for the present structure in 1888.

In 1856 the Congregation united with
the Fourth Presbytery of Phildelphia
as the Market Square Presbyterian Church.
HM NumberHMVJ1
Year Placed1904
Placed ByThe Site and Relic Society of Germantown
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 7:27am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 485318 N 4431593
Decimal Degrees40.03443333, -75.17208333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 2.066', W 75° 10.325'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 2' 3.96" N, 75° 10' 19.50" W
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Area Code(s)215, 610, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5500-5598 Market Square, Philadelphia PA 19144, US
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