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Arcade in Wyoming County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

United Church of Christ, Congregational

 
 
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By Bruce Kelly, July 7, 2021
1. United Church of Christ, Congregational Marker
Inscription.  
Organized July 24, 1813 by the Rev. John Spencer. The first institution in Arcade, then called China. First church building on this site, erected 1833-34. Meeting place of first school of higher education 1839.
State Convention of Western New York Abolitionists 1840.
Grand Liberty Convention, July 31 to August 1, 1844. Present building erected and dedicated in 1877. Building rededicated in September 1977.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRChurches & ReligionEducation. A significant historical date for this entry is July 24, 1813.
 
Location. 42° 32.041′ N, 78° 25.486′ W. Marker is in Arcade, New York, in Wyoming County. Marker is at the intersection of Main St and Church St, on the right when traveling west on Main St. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 297 Main St, Arcade, NY, Arcade NY 14009, 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. Caboose #303 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Box Car #411 (about 400 feet away); Locomotive #110 (about 400 feet away); 1941 1945 In Honor and Memory
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By Bruce Kelly, July 7, 2021
2. United Church of Christ, Congregational
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(about 500 feet away); First Frame House (approx. 2˝ miles away); Upper Cattaraugus Valley (approx. 2.8 miles away); Springville and Sardinia Railroad (approx. 3.6 miles away); Dedicated to Our Veterans (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arcade.
 
Also see . . .  Wyoming County's Historic Underground Railroad. (Submitted on July 8, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York.)
 
United Church of Christ, Congregational image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, July 7, 2021
3. United Church of Christ, Congregational
United Church of Christ, Congregational image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, July 7, 2021
4. United Church of Christ, Congregational
Marker in front of the church image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, July 7, 2021
5. Marker in front of the church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Last updated on July 9, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 8, 2021, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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