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

Patriots of St. James Church

 
 
Patriots of St. James Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
1. Patriots of St. James Church Marker
Inscription.
In honor of
members of St. James’ Church
who served America during
the time of the Revolution
•     •     •
George Ross
Signer of
the Declaration of Independence
•     •     •
Major General Edward Hand
Friend and companion in arms of
General George Washington
•     •     •
Edward Shippen
Chairman of
the Committee of Correspondence
•     •     •
Judge William Augustus Altee
Chairman of
the Committee of Public Safety
•     •     •
Colonel Mattias Slough
Major John Light
Lieutenant Wilder Bevins
Officers in the War
•     •     •
Judge Jasper Yeates
Robert Coleman
Captain Stephen Chambers
Three of the six Lancaster delegates
to the State Convention which ratified
the Constitution of the United States

 
Location. 40° 2.393′ N, 76° 18.219′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of Orange Street and N Duke Street when traveling west on Orange Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. James' Church (Episcopal) (a few steps from this marker); The Rev. Thomas Barton
Patriots of St. James Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
2. Patriots of St. James Church Marker
(within shouting 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on St. James Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
3. Marker on St. James Church
St. James Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
4. St. James Episcopal Church
Th emarker is located on the south side of this church.
Plaque on the Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
5. Plaque on the Church
St. James
Episcopal Church
Founded   A.D. 1744
Patriot Graves in St. James Churchyard image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
6. Patriot Graves in St. James Churchyard
Most of the patriots mentioned on the marker are buried in the churchyard. Seen here are the graves of Captain Stephen Chambers, Robert Coleman and Maj. Gen. Edward Hand.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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