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

Union Church

 
 
Union Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
1. Union Church Marker
Inscription. Oldest public building in Mechanicsburg. Built in 1825 on land given by Martin Rupp. As provided in the charter, it has been used by many religious sects on payment of small fees.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 12.819′ N, 77° 0.417′ W. Marker is in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on E. Main St., on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 39 E. Main Street, Mechanicsburg PA 17055, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cumberland Valley Railroad (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frankenberger Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Simpson Ferry Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Irving Female College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Silver Spring Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Brig. Gen. Albert Gallatin Jenkins, C.S.A. (approx. 1.8 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 1.8 miles away); Sporting Hill (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicsburg.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Notable Buildings
 
Union Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
2. Union Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 862 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 30, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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