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Colliers in Brooke County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. John's Episcopal Church

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, December 26, 2014
1. St. John's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1793 by Joseph Doddridge. It is the first Episcopal Church west of the Alleghenies and the oldest continuous worshipping congregation within this religious body in West Virginia. The first church, made of logs, was burned by Indians. Little is known about the second church. The present colonial structure was built in 1849 with hand-hewn stone foundation, handmade bricks, original cherry floor and box pews.
 
Erected 1970 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 40° 20.958′ N, 80° 32.928′ W. Marker is in Colliers, West Virginia, in Brooke County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Eldersville Road (West Virginia Route 27) and St. John's Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colliers WV 26035, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Decker (approx. 3 miles away); North-West Corner of Fort Steuben (approx. 3.5 miles away in Ohio); Fort Steuben (approx. 3.5 miles away in Ohio); This Old Federal Land Office (approx. 3.5 miles away in Ohio); Abraham Lincoln's Visit to Steubenville
St. John's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 26, 2014
2. St. John's Episcopal Church Marker
(approx. 3.5 miles away in Ohio); Edwin McMasters Stanton (approx. 3.5 miles away in Ohio); Federal Land Office (approx. 3.5 miles away in Ohio); Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton (approx. 3.5 miles away in Ohio).
 
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St. John's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 26, 2014
3. St. John's Episcopal Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 26, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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