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Florence in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Elisha McCurdy

 
 
Elisha McCurdy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 30, 2014
1. Elisha McCurdy Marker
Inscription. The great Presbyterian revivalist is buried here where he served as pastor 46 years. At Cross Roads and Upper Buffalo he led, in November of 1802, the Great Revival meetings attended by many thousands from near and far.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 25.925′ N, 80° 26.153′ W. Marker is in Florence, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is on Steubenville Pike 0.1 miles west of Pennsylvania Route 18, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 951 Steubenville Pike, Burgettstown PA 15021, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Levi Dungan Land Patent (approx. 4 miles away); Frankfort Mineral Springs (approx. 4.6 miles away); Site of Burgett Home and Fort (approx. 4.8 miles away); Hancock County / State of Pennsylvania (approx. 4.8 miles away in West Virginia); White's Mill (approx. 5 miles away); Swearingen Cemetery (approx. 6.7 miles away); Three Springs Church (approx. 6.9 miles away in West Virginia); Cross Creek Church (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  History of the Paris Presbyterian Church
Elisha McCurdy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 20, 2011
2. Elisha McCurdy Marker
Looking east on Steubenville Pike.
. Rev. Elisha McCurdy was installed as joint pastor of the Cross Roads Presbyterian Church (now Florence Presbyterian) and the Three Springs Church and continued as pastor of Three Springs until 1824 and at Cross Roads until 1835 when he resigned because of ill health. He died in 1845. (Submitted on February 21, 2011.) 
 
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Elisha McCurdy Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 30, 2014
3. Elisha McCurdy Gravestone
Note the last name reads "Macurdy" on his gravestone.
Elisha McCurdy Revolutionary War Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 30, 2014
4. Elisha McCurdy Revolutionary War Gravestone
Cumberland Co PA Militia
Revolutionary War
Oct 15 1753 July 22 1845
 
 
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