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Moira in Franklin County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Union Church

 
 
Union Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
1. Union Church Marker
Inscription.  
Union Church
Erected here about 1833
by Christian and M. E.
denominations
First church in county
Present church built 1867

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 44° 49.08′ N, 74° 33.375′ W. Marker is in Moira, New York, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street (County Route 5) and U.S. 11, on the right when traveling south on Church Street. Marker is maybe a dozen yards south of the intersection. Church Street becomes Bombay Road (NY 95) on the north side of US 11 at the intersection. US 11 is marked north-south but is compass east-west across Franklin County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moira NY 12957, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. T38 Jet Trainer (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of First Starch Factory (approx. 1.7 miles away); Chalybeate Springs (approx. 2˝ miles away); Site of Home, Luther Bradish
Union Church Marker - Northward Towards US 11 Intersection image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
2. Union Church Marker - Northward Towards US 11 Intersection
Marker at center.
(approx. 2.9 miles away); World War II (approx. 7.8 miles away); In Memory of Our Fallen Heroes (approx. 7.8 miles away); Floyd F. Malette (approx. 7.8 miles away); Bangor's First Settler (approx. 8˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moira.
 
Union Church Marker - Southward on Church St image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
3. Union Church Marker - Southward on Church St
Marker in background where the front walkway meets the sidewalk.
Union Church - North Side image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
4. Union Church - North Side
Union Church image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
5. Union Church
Pigeons roost in the belfrey, as seen on the roof below the spire.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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