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Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.

 
 
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Marker
Inscription. Here, in its first General Assembly held May 21-24, 1789, the Presbyterian denomination in America was formally organized on a national basis. This took place in the city's Second Presbyterian Church, which was at this site from 1750 to 1837.
 
Erected 1989 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.136′ N, 75° 8.723′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of Arch Street and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west on Arch Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arch Street Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Friends Meeting (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to the Betsy Ross House (within shouting distance of this marker); Arch Street Friends (within shouting distance of this marker); Betsy Ross (within shouting distance of this marker); Kahal Kodosh Mikveh Israel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); National Funeral For President Washington (about 400 feet away); Benjamin Franklin (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Site is now a pizza shop. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
2. Site is now a pizza shop.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 763 times since then and 7 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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