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Hummelstown in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, August 2, 2019
1. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker
Inscription.  
1753 — Earliest record of congregational meeting.
1756 — Land donated for church by Frederick & Rosina Hummel.
May 16, 1766 — Log church building dedicated destroyed by fire Dec 1817.
May & Sept. 1769 — Visits by Henry Melchir Muhlenberg.
Feb. 13, 1806 — Congregation incorporated.
May 15, 1815 — Cornerstone laid for limestone church building · Enlarged 1855.
1857 — First parsonage erected where brownstone church stands.
Jan. 22, 1893 — Brownstone church building dedicated.
Mar. 17, 1912 — Dedicated remodeled church · Sunday school & parsonage
Dec. 8, 1857 — Dedication Annie B. Nye Educational Unit & new parsonage.
 
Erected by Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is May 16, 1766.
 
Location. 40° 15.922′ N, 76° 42.598′ W. Marker is in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, in Dauphin County. Marker is at the intersection of North Rosanna Street and West Main Street
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 2, 2019
2. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
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, on the left when traveling north on North Rosanna Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 West Main Street, Hummelstown PA 17036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Parish House (within shouting distance of this marker); Then And Now (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Then And Now (about 500 feet away); Square Project History (about 500 feet away); Hotels of Hummelstown (about 500 feet away); The Arch (about 500 feet away); The Hummelstown Brownstone Company (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Then And Now (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hummelstown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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