Historic Burial Grounds
Old First German Reformed Church, United Church of Christ
—Founded 1727 —
Pastors buried in Franklin Square
Rev. John Conrad Steiner, 1762,
Dr. Caspar Dietrich Weyberg, 1790,
Rev. Michael Schlatter, 1790,
Rev. John Herman Winkhaus, 1793,
Dr. William Hendel, 1798.
"Around these leaders of the Lord's host far and near a silent congregation now sleep thousands of those to whom they once ministered they Holy Ordinances of the Church, and the precious instructions and consolations of the Gospel."
Presented by the Congregation of Old First Reformed Church, United Church of Christ, Fourth and Race Sts., Philadelphia, PA. on the 251st Anniversary, September 24, 1978.
H. Daehler Hayes, Pastor
Owen L. Fox, Presient
Dr. John C. Shetler, Conference Minister
Erected 1978 by Congregation of Old First Reformed Church, United Church of
Location. 39° 57.333′ N, 75° 9.014′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from Race Street. Click for map. Marker is in Franklin Square. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ralph Modjeski (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pennsylvania Hall (about 500 feet away); First African Baptist Church Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United States Mint (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Barrymores (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benjamin Smith Barton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . . Old First Reformed UCC History. (Submitted on November 29, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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