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Marietta in Washington County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

First Congregational Church

(Immanuel Baptist - Affiliated)

 
 
First Congregational Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2009
1. First Congregational Church Marker
Inscription.  Sunday School 9:15 a.m., Worship 10:00 a.m.

The first church in Marietta, organized Dec. 6, 1796. The present building is patterned after the original church, familiarly known to settlers as the “Two Horned Church.”

Visitors are welcome
 
Erected by First Congregational Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is December 6, 1796.
 
Location. 39° 24.923′ N, 81° 27.41′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Ohio, in Washington County. Marker is on Front Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 318 Front Street, Marietta OH 45750, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named First Congregational Church (a few steps from this marker); American Union Lodge No. 1, F. & A. M. (within shouting distance of this marker); Muskingum Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial To The Start Westward (about 300 feet away, measured
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in a direct line); Memorial to the “Start Westward of the United States” (about 300 feet away); Washington County Civil War Memorial (about 300 feet away); Meigs House (about 300 feet away); Northwest Ordinance Sesquicentennial Columns (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
 
First Congregational Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2009
2. First Congregational Church and Marker
First Congregational Church Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
3. First Congregational Church Cornerstone
First Congregational Church, Marietta, Ohio image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 23, 2017
4. First Congregational Church, Marietta, Ohio
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 811 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on May 9, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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