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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM11QD_first-presbyterian-church_New-York-NY.html
The city's earliest Presbyterian congregation organized in 1716, built this church in 1845 from plans by Joseph C. Wells after worshiping for over 120 years at Wall and Nassau Streets. The main edifice is modeled after the church of St. Saviour in…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYBZ_new-salem-presbyterian-church_Midland-PA.html
October 25, 1796, Reverends John McMillan & Thomas Marquis dispensed northwest of Ohio River to found church. 1797 services first held in tent then in log church nearby. Erected in 1850, the present building is their first church.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM9EC_nails-creek-baptist-church_Homer-GA.html
Nails Creek Baptist Church, the first Baptist Church in Banks County, was established February 11, 1787. It was the Mother Church of Middle River, Grove Level and Indian Creek. Many descendants of its charter members are active in the work of the …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMETL_first-presbyterian-church_Chester-NY.html
Founded 1798First Presbyterian ChurchOldest church in ChesterSanctuary dedicated in 1854 replacing two former sites. Additions in 1884 and 1987
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMSDB_mariners-church_Detroit-MI.html
In 1842, according to the will of Julia Ann Anderson, Mariners' Church was organized to serve the spiritual needs of Great Lakes seamen. Anderson had come to Detroit in 1818 with her husband, John, a brevet lieutenant colonel with the U.S. Topogra…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMW9I_rev-john-corbley_Waynesburg-PA.html
A noted Baptist minister serving area congregations, Corbley was among some 150 men arrested by federal troops on the "Dreadful Night" of November 13, 1794. A vocal opponent of the excise tax on whiskey, he was the area's best known participant in…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HME7K_gloria-dei-church_Philadelphia-PA.html
Oldest church in Philadelphia. Founded, 1677, by Swedish settlers. This edifice of Swedish architectural design, was erected 1698-1703. The earlier place of worship was a blockhouse.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1A0P_third-reformed-church_Holland-MI.html
Side 1: Under the leadership of the Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte, founder of the Holland colony, the Third Reformed Church was organized on September 9, 1867. The first house of worship, measuring 90' long, 56' wide, and 32' high, was erected on…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYB7_st-patricks-pro-cathedral_Newark-NJ.html
Completed in 1850, St. Patrick's served as the seat of all Roman Catholic bishops and archbishops of Newark from the establishment of the diocese in 1853 until completion of Sacred Heart Cathedral in 1954. St. Patrick's, third oldest parish in New…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMLUB_franklin-baptist-church_Franklin-GA.html
The Franklin Baptist Church was organized December 2, 1842 with 37 members. The founders included Elder Mitchell Bennett, Jesse Moon, James Davis and James Spurlin. Elder Robert Fleming served as pastor during the first year. The first church buil…
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