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Old Welsh Tract Church

 
 
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By Nate Davidson, April 3, 2010
1. Old Welsh Tract Church Marker
Inscription.  Oldest Primitive Baptist Church in America
 
Erected 1954 by Delaware Chapter of the Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionColonial Era.
 
Location. 39° 39′ N, 75° 45.1′ W. Marker is in Newark, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Welsh Tract Road 0.1 miles west of South College Avenue (Delaware Route 896), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newark DE 19713, 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. Iron Hill (approx. 0.8 miles away); Battle of Cooch's Bridge (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Iron Hill (approx. 1.1 miles away); Washington's Reconnaissance (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Hundreds of Delaware (approx. 1.2 miles away); Historic Iron Ore Mining (approx. 1.2 miles away); In the Beginning
Old Welsh Tract Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, April 3, 2010
2. Old Welsh Tract Church Marker
Entrance to Welsh Tract churchyard. Marker on the church lists its date of construction as 1746
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Your Gateway to Pencader Heritage (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
Additional keywords. Newark
 
Old Welsh Tract Church image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, April 3, 2010
3. Old Welsh Tract Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 8, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 862 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on August 26, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 8, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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