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Warwick in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Log Meeting House of the Baptist Church of Warwick

 
 
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By Clifton Patrick, August 6, 2010
1. Site of Log Meeting House of the Baptist Church of Warwick Marker
Inscription.  James Benedict ordained and installed as pastor Nov. 7, 1765 was the first minister and this the first church in the valley. He died Sept. 9, 1792 aged 72 years. His wife, Mary Blackman, is buried beside him in this churchyard, which is filled with the unmarked graves of his pioneer congregation, among them those of several Revolutionary soldiers.
 
Erected 1931 by Baptist Church of Warwick and the State of New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionColonial EraWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 41° 15.043′ N, 74° 21.008′ W. Marker is in Warwick, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Galloway Rd (New York State Route 17A) 0 miles west of Forester Ave., on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 85 Galloway Rd, Warwick NY 10990, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hallowed Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); 1795 Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in
Site of Log Meeting House of the Baptist Church of Warwick image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, August 6, 2010
2. Site of Log Meeting House of the Baptist Church of Warwick
a direct line); Campground (about 300 feet away); Camp Site (about 400 feet away); Residence site of James Burt (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chuckhass (approx. 0.3 miles away); Toll Gate (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old School Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warwick.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 665 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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