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Romney in Hampshire County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Presbyterian Church

 
 
Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 4, 2013
1. Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  Presbyterian Church was first organized in Romney in 1787, after supplications dating as early as 1740.

The present church was erected in 1860. It was used as a stable and hospital during the war between the states.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNotable BuildingsWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
 
Location. 39° 20.601′ N, 78° 45.429′ W. Marker is in Romney, West Virginia, in Hampshire County. Marker is at the intersection of West Rosemary Lane and North Marsham Street, on the right when traveling west on West Rosemary Lane. Marker is located beside the sidewalk at the southeast corner of the Romney Presbyterian Church grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 West Rosemary Lane, Romney WV 26757, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Easton Family Homesite (within shouting distance of this marker); Gilbert Proctor Miller (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Romney in 1861–1865 / “Stonewall” Jackson (about 500 feet away); Hampshire County Courthouse (about
Presbyterian Church Marker (<i>wide view; original bell exhibit behind; church in background </i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 4, 2013
2. Presbyterian Church Marker (wide view; original bell exhibit behind; church in background )
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500 feet away); Romney / Early Memorial (about 500 feet away); Hampshire County World War I Memorial (about 600 feet away); Old Literary Hall (about 700 feet away); W.VA.'s Oldest Public Office Building (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Romney.
 
More about this marker. Marker is a large painted metal plaque, mounted at eye-level on two metal posts.
 
Original Romney Presbyterian Church bell (<i>on exhibit behind marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 4, 2013
3. Original Romney Presbyterian Church bell (on exhibit behind marker)
Romney Presbyterian Church (<i>southeast corner view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 4, 2013
4. Romney Presbyterian Church (southeast corner view)
Romney Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 4, 2013
5. Romney Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 18, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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