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Clearfield in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Presbyterian Church

 
 
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By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
1. Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  This is the site of the first wooden Presbyterian Church in Clearfield, built in 1841 during the pastorate of Rev. Frederick Gregory Betts. Rev. Betts was a noted "circuit riding" preacher who traveled the country and was well known in central Pennsylvania for his sermons on temperance. The present church was completed in 1869.
 
Erected by The Clearfield Heritage Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1841.
 
Location. 41° 1.455′ N, 78° 26.28′ W. Marker is in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Second Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 153) and East Pine Street, on the right when traveling north on Second Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clearfield PA 16830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bigler House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Senator William W. Betts (about 400 feet away); Kurtz Bros. Building (about 400 feet away); Clearfield County (about 500 feet away); William Bigler
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By Jenn Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
2. Presbyterian Church Marker
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(about 600 feet away); Dimeling Hotel (about 700 feet away); Clearfield County Courthouse (about 800 feet away); The "Public Spirit" (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clearfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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