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Newville in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Big Spring Presbyterian Church

 
 
Big Spring Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2009
1. Big Spring Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Original log meeting house was erected 1737 near the Big Spring. Church was fully organized, October 1738. Present stone structure was built 1789, and in 1790 the trustees laid out Newville as a town on the church-owned glebe.
 
Erected 1985 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 10.368′ N, 77° 23.841′ W. Marker is in Newville, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Corporation Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is between Glebe and Big Spring Avenues. Marker is in this post office area: Newville PA 17241, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Big Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); William Denning (within shouting distance of this marker); The First National Bank of Newville (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Newville War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Laughlin Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Newville Trolley (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Byers-Eckels House (approx. 0.4 miles away); First United Presbyterian Church and Manse (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newville.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
Big Spring Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2009
2. Big Spring Presbyterian Church Marker
Big Spring Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2009
3. Big Spring Presbyterian Church
 
 
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