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Willow Street in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Boehm's Chapel

 
 
Boehm's Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Boehm's Chapel Marker
Inscription. Built 1791, this "Temple of Limestone" is the oldest existing structure designed for Methodist use in Pennsylvania, and one of the oldest in the U.S. Erected on land formerly owned by Bishop Martin Boehm, co-founder of the United Brethren in Christ, it was frequently visited by Bishop Francis Asbury, "Farther of American Methodism."
 
Erected 1980 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher marker series.
 
Location. 39° 57.734′ N, 76° 16.095′ W. Marker is in Willow Street, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on PA 272 0.2 miles north of E. Boehm's Rd., on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Willow Street PA 17584, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Founded 1791 Boehms Chapel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blacksmith Shop (approx. 1.3 miles away); Millstones (approx. 1.3 miles away); Heine Weber Smokehouse (approx. 1.3 miles away); Martin Meylin’s Gunshop
Boehm's Chapel image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
2. Boehm's Chapel
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Herr House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Birthplace of the Pennsylvania Rifle (approx. 2.3 miles away); Conestoga Navigation Company (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Willow Street.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,122 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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