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Ballston Spa in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ballston Church

 
 
Ballston Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, December 3, 2018
1. Ballston Church Marker
Inscription.  Congregation formed 1771 by Rev. Eliphalet Ball. Fourth house of worship built 1859. Church burned in Oct 1993 Steeple saved. Rebuilt to the glory of God in 1994
 
Location. 42° 57.308′ N, 73° 52.611′ W. Marker is in Ballston Spa, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Middle Line Road and Charlton Road, on the right on Middle Line Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 58 Charlton Road, Ballston Lake NY 12019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ballston Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel Davis MD (approx. half a mile away); Ballston Site Of (approx. 0.6 miles away); Stephen White (approx. 0.6 miles away); Home of Samuel Young (approx. 0.6 miles away); Eliphalet Ball (approx. 0.7 miles away); 1780 Invasion (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ballston Spa.
 
Regarding Ballston Church. Eliphalet Ball came to the area with some fellow settlers from New Haven, CT in the early 1770s. They joined
Ballston Center Church image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, December 3, 2018
2. Ballston Center Church
with earlier settlers (principally the McDonald brothers) to form a town. Ball held the first town meeting in his church. Eventually, the town camed to be named after him.
 
Also see . . .
1. Heritage of the Church. (Submitted on December 3, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Small history of Ballston. By the town historian (Submitted on December 3, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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