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First Presbyterian Church

 
 
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. First Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Congregation traces its origin to 1742. The first regular pastor was Rev. John D. Woodhull, Revolutionary patriot. First building completed here in 1770; present edifice dedicated 1851. James Buchanan, 15th President of the U.S., was a member.
 
Erected 1984 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 2.391′ N, 76° 18.159′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on E. Orange Street 0.1 miles west of N. Lime Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 E. Orange Street, Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edward Shippen (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Stephen Chambers (within shouting distance of this marker); Jasper Yeates (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Coleman (within shouting distance of this marker); General Edward Hand (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Matthias Slough (within shouting distance of this marker); Major John Light
First Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
2. First Presbyterian Church Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); William Augustus Atlee (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. James Buchanan's grave site in Woodward Hill Cemetery
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsPatriots & Patriotism
 
First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
3. First Presbyterian Church
Steeple of Church image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
4. Steeple of Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,258 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on April 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on February 7, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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