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Abington Presbyterian Church Cemetery

 
 
Abington Presbyterian Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
1. Abington Presbyterian Church Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
Church founded on this site, 1714. Cemetery established, 1719. First recorded burial, 1728. Site of Revolutionary War skirmishes. Burials include pastors and educators notable in Abington, Philadelphia, and Princeton, and veterans of major wars.
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 6.848′ N, 75° 7.313′ W. Marker is in Abington, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Old York Road (Pennsylvania Route 611) and Susquehanna Road, on the left when traveling south on Old York Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Abington PA 19001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reverend Samuel Finley (here, next to this marker); Revolutionary War Patriots Buried in the Abington Presbyterian Church Graveyard (a few steps from this marker); Abington District World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Abington Church and Graveyard (within shouting distance of this marker); Willow Grove United Methodist Church, 1889 (approx. 2 miles
Abington Presbyterian Church Cemetery and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
2. Abington Presbyterian Church Cemetery and Marker
Looking south, with Old York Road at extreme right.
away); The Fountain House Inn, 1717 (approx. 2 miles away); The Manor House, ca. 1719 (approx. 2.1 miles away); Memorial Hall, 1925 (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abington.
 
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Abington Presbyterian Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
3. Abington Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Looking east across Old York Road from church.
Abington Presbyterian Church Cemetery Entrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
4. Abington Presbyterian Church Cemetery Entrance Marker
Malachi Jones Marker on Cemetery Fence image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
5. Malachi Jones Marker on Cemetery Fence
Abington Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
6. Abington Presbyterian Church
West across Old York Road from cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 965 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 10, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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