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Near Grantville in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hanover Church

 
 
Hanover Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Robinson, April 19, 2010
1. Hanover Church Marker
Inscription. About two miles north is the site of this pioneer Presbyterian church founded in 1736. First pastor was Richard Sankey. In the graveyard are buried many first settlers and veterans of frontier wars and the American Revolution.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 22.32′ N, 76° 39.042′ W. Marker is near Grantville, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 22 and Pennsylvania Route 743 on U.S. 22. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grantville PA 17028, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hanover Resolves (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Manada (approx. 2.3 miles away); Union Canal (approx. 4 miles away); Blue Mountain Forts (approx. 4.3 miles away); Indiantown (approx. 4.4 miles away); Lindley Murray (approx. 4.5 miles away); Indiantown Gap Military Reservation (approx. 5.3 miles away); Reed's Fort (approx. 5.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Grantville.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial EraWar of 1812War, French and IndianWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Old Hanover or "Manada" Presbyterian Churchyard image. Click for full size.
By John Robinson, April 19, 2010
2. Old Hanover or "Manada" Presbyterian Churchyard
Hanover Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By John Robinson, April 19, 2010
3. Hanover Cemetery
Hanover Cemetery Plaque image. Click for full size.
By John Robinson, April 19, 2010
4. Hanover Cemetery Plaque
In memory of the 44
veterans of the American Revolution
who lie buried here
Officers
Col. William Allen Col. John Rogers Major John Barnett Lt. Andrew Rogers Lt. James Rogers Ens. William Stewart
Soldiers and Patriots
Joseph Allen James Andrews John Barnett Thomas Barnett Thomas Bell James Byers John Byers William Campbell George Crain Richard Dearmond Robert Fleming Samuel Fleming John French James Graham John Hampton Isaac Harrison Dr. Brice Innis Thomas Kennedy James McClure William McCormick James McCreight John McElhenny Thomas McElhenny Robert Porterfield William Rogers William Simonton Benjamin Snodgrass John Snodgrass John Sterrett Samuel Stewart Robert Sturgeon Samuel Sturgeon David Todd James Todd Andrew Wilson Samuel Wilson William Young
This tablet erected May 30, 1999
by the Harris Ferry Chapter
Sons of the American Revolution
Hanover Presbyterian Churchyard Wall Restoration image. Click for full size.
By John Robinson, April 19, 2010
5. Hanover Presbyterian Churchyard Wall Restoration
Within these walls lie the bodies of some of the first settlers of
East Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, as well as veterans
of the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War, The War of 1812
and the Civil War
Hanover Presbyterian Gravemarkers image. Click for full size.
By John Robinson, April 19, 2010
6. Hanover Presbyterian Gravemarkers
Hanover Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Robinson, April 19, 2010
7. Hanover Church Marker
 
 
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