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Near Farmington in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mt. Washington Presbyterian Church

 
 
Mt. Washington Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
1. Mt. Washington Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Preaching the Word and Preserving the Heritage. Organized March 24, 1842, the first congregation of this church worshipped in a log building which is preserved as the thirty feet square sanctuary of the existing structure. The church is located only one-half mile east of Fort Necessity on the National Pike (earlier Braddock Road and Nemacolin Trail) and was organized eighty-eight years following twenty-two year old Lt. Col. George Washington's encounter with French troops at the Fort.
 
Erected 1974 by the congregation.
 
Location. 39° 48.771′ N, 79° 34.645′ W. Marker is near Farmington, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is on National Pike (U.S. 40) west of Farmington-Ohiopyle Road (Pennsylvania Route 381), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grindstone PA 15442, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Great Meadows Campaign (approx. half a mile away); The Great Meadows (approx. half a mile away); The National Road (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mount Washington Tavern (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Necessity (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmington.
 
Also see . . .
Marker and Church image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
2. Marker and Church
 Mt. Washington Presbyterian Church - God is Great!. (Submitted on July 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 12, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,615 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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