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

Cross Creek Church

 
 
Cross Creek Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 6, 2011
1. Cross Creek Church Marker
Inscription. Founded by Scotch-Irish Presbyterians who began to hold services in 1775 at Vance's Fort, 1 mile north. Original church built here and first pastor called in 1779. The present church building was erected 1864.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 19.776′ N, 80° 24.756′ W. Marker is in Cross Creek, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Cross Creek Road and Vance Drive, on the right when traveling east on Cross Creek Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Site of Burgett Home and Fort (approx. 3.2 miles away); Meadowcroft Rockshelter (approx. 5.2 miles away); Ralston Thresher (approx. 6.1 miles away); Doddridge's Fort (approx. 6.4 miles away); Elisha McCurdy (approx. 7.2 miles away); Independence Community Honor Roll (approx. 7.3 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 7.3 miles away in West Virginia); George Washington (approx. 7.5 miles away).
 
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Cross Creek Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 6, 2011
2. Cross Creek Church Marker
Cross Creek Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 6, 2011
3. Cross Creek Church Marker
Cross Creek Cemetery across road
Cross Creek Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 6, 2011
4. Cross Creek Church
Revolutionary War Soldier Grave in Cross Creek Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 6, 2011
5. Revolutionary War Soldier Grave in Cross Creek Cemetery
Jonas Amspoker Revolutionary War Son Born 1740 Died July 6, 1796
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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