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

Donegal Presbyterian Church

 
 
Donegal Presbyteriam Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
1. Donegal Presbyteriam Church Marker
Inscription.
Founded prior to 1721
by settlers from the north of Ireland
First Church built of logs
Present building erected in 1740
patent granted by John Thomas and Richard Penn
June 4, 1740.
Presbytery of Donegal organized
in this church October 11, 1732
Members of this congregation have figured prominently
in all wars of this country.

 
Location. 40° 6.062′ N, 76° 33.964′ W. Marker is in Mt. Joy, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Donegal Springs Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1891 Donegal Springs Road, Mount Joy PA 17552, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Witness Tree Monument (here, next to this marker); The Witness Tree (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Donegal Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Telegraph (approx. 1.9 miles away); In honor of those who served our country in Korea & Vietnam (approx. 2 miles away); Honor Roll (approx. 2 miles away); In honor of those who served in the World War (approx. 2 miles away); Simon Cameron (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mt. Joy.
 
Also see . . .
Donegal Presbyteriam Church Complex National Register of Historic Places 1985 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
2. Donegal Presbyteriam Church Complex National Register of Historic Places 1985
 Donegal Presbyterian Church History. (Submitted on June 17, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Donegal Presbyteriam Church image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 14, 2015
3. Donegal Presbyteriam Church
Note: Markers affixed to the right and left of the entrance door.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 16, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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