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Near Penn Yan in Yates County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Methodist Church

 
 
Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest McDermott, August 21, 2017
1. Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  Benton Class formed 1793. Ezra Cole preached 1792. Oldest existing religious society in Yates Co. and of Methodism in Western N.Y.
 
Erected 1938 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1793.
 
Location. 42° 43.042′ N, 77° 3.982′ W. Marker is near Penn Yan, New York, in Yates County. Marker is at the intersection of NY-14A (New York State Route 14A) and Havens Corners, on the right when traveling south on NY-14A. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 970 NY-14A, Penn Yan NY 14527, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); Korean Conflict Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); "The Bandstand" (approx. 3.6 miles away); Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); Vietnam Conflict Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); World War II Memorial
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(approx. 3.6 miles away); World War I Heroic Dead (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Yan.
 
Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest McDermott, August 21, 2017
2. Methodist Church Marker
Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest McDermott, August 21, 2017
3. Methodist Church Marker
Benton United Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2017, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 28, 2017, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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