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

St. Joseph's Church

 
 
St. Joseph's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), February 23, 2019
1. St. Joseph's Church Marker
Inscription.  To the Glory of God, St. John Neumann, then Bishop of Philadelphia, laid the original cornerstone of St. Joseph's Church on July 31, 1859. The church was completed the following year through the work of Rev. Basil A. Shorb, founding pastor. This church yard served as a cemetery in the parish's early years.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is July 31, 1859.
 
Location. 39° 48.677′ N, 77° 8.177′ W. Marker is in Bonneauville, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on East Hanover Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 East Hanover Street, Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Division (approx. 1.7 miles away); Batteries E & G First U.S. Artillery (approx. 1.7 miles away); 1st Regiment Maryland Cavalry (approx. 1.7 miles away); Second Brigade (approx.
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1.7 miles away); First Brigade (approx. 1.7 miles away); Gregg Cavalry Shaft (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Second Division (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
St. Joseph's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), February 23, 2019
2. St. Joseph's Church Marker
Additional plaque on the shrine image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), February 23, 2019
3. Additional plaque on the shrine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 24, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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