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Near Heidlersburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rock Chapel

 
 
Rock Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 24, 2008
1. Rock Chapel Marker
Inscription. This is the oldest Methodist place of worship in this region. Built originally in 1773. Rebuilt in 1849, the second building is still standing about a mile north of this point on the side road.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.649′ N, 77° 8.419′ W. Marker is near Heidlersburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Harrisburg Road (Old U.S. 15) (Business Pennsylvania Route 3001) and Oxford Road (Pennsylvania Route 1016), on the right when traveling north on Old Harrisburg Road (Old U.S. 15). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gettysburg Campaign (approx. half a mile away); John Studebaker (approx. one mile away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. one mile away); Original Studebaker Wagon Shop (approx. 2.9 miles away); Presbyterian Church Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); Christ Church Episcopal
Rock Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 24, 2008
2. Rock Chapel Marker
(approx. 3.5 miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 4.9 miles away); Great Conewago Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Heidlersburg.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Rock Chapel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
3. Rock Chapel
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,015 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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