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

Wysox Presbyterian Church

 
 
Wysox Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
1. Wysox Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  This church was organized October 3, 1791 as Congregational by the Reverend Jabez Culver, a Connecticut missionary.

This was the first church of white people in Pennsylvania north of Wilkes-Barre and the mother of the Towanda Presbyterian Church. The building of this, the “Old Brick Church” was begun in 1828. The church became Presbyterian in 1830.
 
Erected by George Clymer Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Eugenia Macfarlane Balch Fund.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 3, 1791.
 
Location. 41° 46.693′ N, 76° 23.745′ W. Marker is in Wysox, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on Route 187. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wysox PA 18854, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major General John Sullivan’s March (a few steps from this marker); Henry J. Madill (within shouting distance

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of this marker); Azilum (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lester Frank Ward (approx. 1˝ miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 2.1 miles away); John Boyle (approx. 2.4 miles away); Guy Hulett Watkins (approx. 2.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wysox.
 
Wysox Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
2. Wysox Presbyterian Church Marker
The marker is affixed to the exterior wall of the church and to the left of the entrance door
Wysox Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
3. Wysox Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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