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Salem in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old White Church

 
 
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By Virginia McGreevy, August 16, 2012
1. Old White Church Marker
Inscription. United Presbyterian Church organized by Ballibay Ireland July 23,1751 Rev Thomas Clark M.D. and his congregation immigrated to America in 1764 and settled in Salem and erected a log church in 1766 the first Protestant church in New York State north of Albany. This third building was erected in 1797 on Glebe land
 
Erected 1985 by New York State Education Department and Salem United Presbyterian church 1985.
 
Location. 43° 10.319′ N, 73° 19.737′ W. Marker is in Salem, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 30 and Williams Street, on the right when traveling west on County Route 30. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25- 27 County Road 30, Salem NY 12865, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The White Creek Fort (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lest We Forget (approx. 0.3 miles away); Revolutionary Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rexleigh Covered Bridge (approx. 2.9 miles away); Home and Laboratory of Dr. Asa Fitch, Jr. (approx. 3 miles away);
Old White Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Virginia McGreevy, August 16, 2012
2. Old White Church Marker
Lt. Col. Robert Cochran (approx. 5.2 miles away in Vermont); South Argyle United Presbyterian Church (approx. 6.8 miles away); Norman Rockwell (approx. 7.3 miles away in Vermont). Click for a list of all markers in Salem.
 
Also see . . .  First Presbyterian Church, Salem, NY. (Submitted on August 23, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Old White Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Virginia McGreevy, August 16, 2012
3. Old White Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. This page has been viewed 283 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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