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Steele Creek Church

 
 
Steele Creek Church - Intersection of Steele Creek Road and Steele Creek Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anthony Botti, November 9, 2017
1. Steele Creek Church - Intersection of Steele Creek Road and Steele Creek Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. The Presbyterian congregation was organized before 1760 by Scots-Irish settlers. Robert Henry, the first permanent pastor, arrived in 1766. Rev. James McRee served from 1778 to 1797. Sugar Creek was the first Presbyterian church in the region, organized in 1756. The rest of the churches, known collectively as the "Seven Sisters," were Hopewell (1762), Poplar Tent (1764), Centre (1765), Providence (1767), and Philadelphia (1770).
 
Erected 2008 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number L 107.)
 
Location. 35° 11.021′ N, 80° 57.441′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is at the intersection of Steele Creek Road (State Highway 160) and Steele Creek Presbyterian Church, on the right when traveling north on Steele Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7407 Steele Creek Rd, Charlotte NC 28217, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Graham Family Homeplace (approx. 2.8 miles away); PFC Raymond “Mike” Clausen Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Boeing/Vertol CH-46A/E Sea Knight (approx. 3 miles away); Charlotte Speedway (approx. 3.9 miles away); General Paul R. Younts Expressway (approx. 4.8 miles away); Flood of 1916 (approx. 5.3 miles away); Camp Greene (approx. 5.3 miles away); William Chronicle (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2017, by Anthony Botti of Charlotte, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on November 9, 2017, by Anthony Botti of Charlotte, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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