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Old Welsh Tract Church

 
 
Old Welsh Tract Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, April 3, 2010
1. Old Welsh Tract Church Marker
Inscription. Oldest Primitive Baptist Church in America. This marker was presented by Delaware Chapter - Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America.
 
Erected 1954 by Delaware Chapter of the Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America.
 
Location. 39° 39′ N, 75° 45.1′ W. Marker is in Newark, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker can be reached from Welsh Tract Road 0.1 miles west of South College Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newark DE 19713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Cooch's Bridge (approx. 1.1 miles away); Washington's Reconnaissance (approx. 1.2 miles away); Iron Hill School #112C (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Cooch's Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); Historic Iron Ore Mining (approx. 1.2 miles away); Milling in Pencader Hundred (approx. 1.2 miles away); In the Beginning (approx. 1.2 miles away); Enjoy the Pencader Area Today (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
Additional keywords. Newark
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Old Welsh Tract Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, April 3, 2010
2. Old Welsh Tract Church Marker
Entrance to Welsh Tract churchyard. Marker on the church lists its date of construction as 1746
Old Welsh Tract Church image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, April 3, 2010
3. Old Welsh Tract Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 772 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 8, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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