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Falkner Swamp Reformed Church

 
 
Falkner Swamp Reformed Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 29, 2015
1. Falkner Swamp Reformed Church Marker
Inscription. The nations' oldest originally German Reformed Congregation in continuous existence was established here. The first Communion was celebrated October 15, 1725, with the Rev. John Philip Boehm, founder of the German Reformed Church in America, officiating. The present building was constructed in 1790. Since 1961 it has been affiliated with the United Church of Christ
 
Erected 1960 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 17.758′ N, 75° 34.801′ W. Marker is in New Hanover, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Swamp Pike and Leidy Road on Swamp Pike. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gilbertsville PA 19525, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hanover Lutheran Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); John F. Hartranft (approx. 1.7 miles away); Boyertown Burial Casket Company (approx. 4.1 miles away); Jeremiah Sweinhart and Successors (approx. 4.1 miles away); Carl A. Spaatz (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Grubb Mansion (approx. 4.2 miles away); Rhoads Opera House Fire (approx. 4.2 miles away); Colebrookdale Furnace (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Falkner Swamp Reformed Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 29, 2015
2. Falkner Swamp Reformed Church Marker
Falkner Swamp Reformed Church image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 29, 2015
3. Falkner Swamp Reformed Church
Falkner Swamp Reformed Church sign image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 29, 2015
4. Falkner Swamp Reformed Church sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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