Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Trappe in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Augustus Lutheran Church

 
 
Augustus Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
1. Augustus Lutheran Church Marker
Inscription. Oldest unchanged Lutheran church in America. Built in 1743 by Dr. Henry Melchior Muhlenberg, who died in 1787 and is buried in the graveyard.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 12.069′ N, 75° 28.877′ W. Marker is in Trappe, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Main Street (old US 422). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Collegeville PA 19426, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reformed Church at Providence / Site of Stone Church 1835-1874 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Muhlenberg House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Keystone Grange #2 Old Lodge Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away); Frederick A. C. Muhlenberg (approx. 0.8 miles away); Perkiomen Bridge (approx. 2.1 miles away); Washington's Headquarters (approx. 3.7 miles away); Pennypacker's Mill and Mansion (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pennhurst State School & Hospital (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trappe.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionColonial Era
 
Augustus Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
2. Augustus Lutheran Church Marker
Augustus Lutheran Church-Front view image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
3. Augustus Lutheran Church-Front view
Augustus Lutheran Church-Rear view and Church graveyard image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
4. Augustus Lutheran Church-Rear view and Church graveyard
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement