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First Mennonite Church in America

 
 
First Mennonite Church in America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 3, 2015
1. First Mennonite Church in America Marker
Inscription.
On this site was built in 1708
The First Mennonite Church in America.
The British General Agnew was killed nearby
during the Battle of Germantown.
The Site and Relic Society of Germantown     1904

 
Erected 1904 by Site and Relic Society of Germantown.
 
Location. 40° 2.487′ N, 75° 10.758′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Germantown Avenue north of E Herman Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the Historic Germantown Mennonite Meetinghouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6133 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rittenhouse (a few steps from this marker); Ora Washington (a few steps from this marker); Wyck (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Public School of Germantown (about 600 feet away); The Johnson House (about 800 feet away); The Concord School House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Soldiers of the War of 1812 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers Buried Here (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .
First Mennonite Church in America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 3, 2015
2. First Mennonite Church in America Marker
 Information about the Mennonite Meetinghouse. Germantown Mennonite Historic Trust. (Submitted on October 3, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Germantown Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 3, 2015
3. Marker on Germantown Avenue
Marker can be seen to the left of the steps.
Historic Germantown Mennonite Meetinghouse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 3, 2015
4. Historic Germantown Mennonite Meetinghouse
This Meetinghouse was built in 1770 to replace the log meetinghouse built in 1708. The marker is located next to the steps near the curb.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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