“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
1. First Lutheran Church Marker
Inscription. This church, the third building, stands on the site of a log church built in 1780 by the Lutheran and Reformed and used jointly by the congregations till 1808. The land was granted by Benjamin Chambers.
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 56.072′ N, 77° 39.796′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on W. Washington Street near Black Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Philip Berlin (a few steps from this marker); Suesserott House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frederick Douglass and John Brown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morrow Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abolitionist John Brown Boards in Chambersburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Burning of Chambersburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Conference (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial Fountain and Union Soldier Statue (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
Categories. Churches & ReligionNotable Buildings
First Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
2. First Lutheran Church
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 931 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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