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West Goshen Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Goshen Baptist Church

Meeting House

 
 
Goshen Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, December 13, 2011
1. Goshen Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  
Former Site of
Goshen Baptist Church
Meeting House


Erected 1809 – Chartered 1827
Relocated 1970

 
Erected 1970.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1809.
 
Location. 39° 58.182′ N, 75° 33.784′ W. Marker is in West Goshen Township, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of West Chester Pike and East Strasburg Road, on the left when traveling east on West Chester Pike. This marker is at the end of a grass triangle in a garden planted to house the marker. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1201 E Strasburg Rd, West Chester PA 19382, 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. Milltown Springhouse (approx. one mile away); Rocky Hill (approx. 1.6 miles away); Goshenville Blacksmith and Wheelwright Shops (approx. 1.9 miles away); Milltown/Hickman Plank House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Goshenville
Goshen Baptist Church marker & Garden image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, December 13, 2011
2. Goshen Baptist Church marker & Garden
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(approx. 1.9 miles away); Star of the West, Tent No. Six (approx. 1.9 miles away); Camp Elder Civil War Paroled P.O.W. Camp (approx. 1.9 miles away); Garden of Honor (approx. 2 miles away).
 
Goshen Baptist Church c. 1950 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Postcard
3. Goshen Baptist Church c. 1950
Goshen Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Keith Smith by Public Domain
4. Goshen Baptist Church
The last Trolley down these tracks was in 1957 ~ the tracks were removed shortly there after to expand the roadway for the first time. This is now a four lane road today. This dirt road image is most likely from the 1920's or 1930's
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 540 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on November 9, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on August 27, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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