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Near Heidlersburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rock Chapel

 
 
Rock Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 24, 2008
1. Rock Chapel Marker
Inscription. This is the oldest Methodist place of worship in this region. Built originally in 1773. Rebuilt in 1849, the second building is still standing about a mile north of this point on the side road.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.649′ N, 77° 8.419′ W. Marker is near Heidlersburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Harrisburg Road (Old U.S. 15) (Business Pennsylvania Route 3001) and Oxford Road (Pennsylvania Route 1016), on the right when traveling north on Old Harrisburg Road (Old U.S. 15). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gettysburg Campaign (approx. half a mile away); John Studebaker (was approx. one mile away but has been reported missing. ); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. one mile away); Original Studebaker Wagon Shop (approx. 2.9 miles away); Presbyterian Church Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); Christ Church Episcopal
Rock Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 24, 2008
2. Rock Chapel Marker
(approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 4.9 miles away); Civil War Hospital (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Heidlersburg.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Rock Chapel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
3. Rock Chapel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,052 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on February 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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