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Huntington Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rock Chapel

 
 
Rock Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 24, 2008
1. Rock Chapel Marker
Inscription.  This is the oldest Methodist place of worship in this region. Built originally in 1773. Rebuilt in 1849, the second building is still standing about a mile north of this point on the side road.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1773.
 
Location. 39° 57.649′ N, 77° 8.419′ W. Marker is in Huntington Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Harrisburg Road (Old U.S. 15) (Business Pennsylvania Route 3001) and Oxford Road (Pennsylvania Route 1016), on the right when traveling north on Old Harrisburg Road (Old U.S. 15). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4410 Oxford Rd, York Springs PA 17372, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gettysburg Campaign (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx.
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Photographed By Craig Swain, July 24, 2008
2. Rock Chapel Marker
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one mile away); Original Studebaker Wagon Shop (approx. 2.9 miles away); Presbyterian Church Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); Christ Church Episcopal (approx. 3½ miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 4.9 miles away); Great Conewago Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Civil War Soldiers in the Great Conewago Cemetery (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Rock Chapel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
3. Rock Chapel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,206 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on February 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Dec. 9, 2022