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Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Presbyterian Church

 
 
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
1. First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Oldest public building in Carlisle; erection begun, 1757. Here colonists met in 1774 to declare for independence, and George Washington worshipped, 1794. Congregation organized at Meeting House Springs in 1734.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 12.09′ N, 77° 11.347′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Hanover Street (U.S. 11) and High Street (Pennsylvania Route 74), on the right when traveling south on Hanover Street. Touch for map. Marker is near northwest corner of intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 N. Hanover Street, Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Episcopal Square ( within shouting distance of this marker); The Shelling of Carlisle ( within shouting distance of this marker); Forbes Trail ( within shouting distance of this marker); Cumberland County ( within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Shelling of Carlisle ( within shouting distance of this marker); a different
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
2. First Presbyterian Church Marker
marker also named First Presbyterian Church ( within shouting distance of this marker); The Return of the Captives ( within shouting distance of this marker); 1753 Carlisle Indian Conference ( within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Also see . . .  First Presbyterian Church website. (Submitted on February 4, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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First Presbyterian Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
3. First Presbyterian Church and Marker
First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
4. First Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 739 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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