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Yorktown Heights in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Presbyterian Church

 

—Historic Yorktown —

 
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
1. First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.
Historic Yorktown
First Presbyterian Church
ca. 1839
Originally built in 1739 the church and parsonage was used as a meeting/store house by local patriots during the revolution. Because of this, the British burnt them down in 1779. The adjoining cemetery contains the remains of many prominent founding families as well as soldiers whom died in the revolution.
Designated a Local Historical
Landmark
March 2, 1976

 
Erected 1976.
 
Location. 41° 17.649′ N, 73° 48.543′ W. Marker is in Yorktown Heights, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Crompound Road (U.S. 202) and Old Yorktown Road (New York State Route 132), on the right when traveling west on Crompound Road. Touch for map. Located in front of the First Presbyterian Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2880 Crompound Road US-202, Yorktown Heights NY 10598, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burial Place (a few steps from this marker); Yorktown Church (a few steps from this marker); Black Soldiers of the 1st Rhode Island Regiment (a few steps from this marker);
First Presbyterian Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
2. First Presbyterian Church and Marker
French Hill (approx. 1.5 miles away); Yorktown Korean and Vietnam Wars Monument (approx. 2.2 miles away); Yorktown World War I Monument (approx. 2.2 miles away); Yorktown World War II Monument (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mohegan Lake School World War I Memorial (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown Heights.
 
Also see . . .  The First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown History. (Submitted on October 19, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
3. First Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 19, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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