Near Lewis Center in Delaware County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Liberty Presbyterian Church / Nathan Carpenter
American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
Founded in 1810
The First Colonial Settler in Delaware County
Erected 2007 by Liberty Presbyterian Church, Case Family Descendents, Powell-Liberty Historical Society, The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 15-21/342.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 40° 11.684′ N, 83° 3.223′ W. Marker is near Lewis Center, Ohio, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of Olentangy River Road (Ohio Route 315) and Home Road, on the left when traveling north on Olentangy River Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7080 Olentangy River Road, Delaware OH 43015, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Gooding House and Tavern / Rural Taverns in Early Ohio History The Four Chaplains (approx. 2.3 miles away); Kingwood Memorial Park Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); James Kilbourne / Anson Williams (approx. 2.3 miles away); Powell WW I Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Union Land Company and the Case Family / The Olentangy River Road (approx. 2.8 miles away); Bharatiya Hindu Temple (approx. 3.2 miles away); First Jain Temple in Central Ohio / History of Jainism in Ohio (approx. 3.4 miles away).
Regarding Liberty Presbyterian Church / Nathan Carpenter. Liberty Presbyterian Church is one of 445 American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Sites registered between 1973 and 2003 by the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS), headquartered in Philadelphia. Approved sites received a metal plaque featuring John Calvin’s seal and the site’s registry number (PHS marker location unknown).
The following text is taken from the Presbyterian Historical Society website:
Liberty Presbyterian Church was organized in 1820 to serve the small communities of Liberty, Delaware, and Radnor. Rev. Joseph Hughes,
Also see . . . Liberty Barn Church. Website of the Liberty Presbyterian Church. Click on the "History" Link to read the history of the church and its founders. (Submitted on May 16, 2009.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 3,121 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on August 21, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 13, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.