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New Hanover in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hanover Lutheran Church

 
 
Hanover Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 29, 2015
1. Hanover Lutheran Church Marker
Inscription. The first German Lutheran Church in America; organized by Daniel Falckner about 1700. From 1742 to 1761 Henry Melchior Muhlenberg served as pastor. Present building, one-quarter mile NE, was erected in 1767.
 
Erected 1950 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 17.876′ N, 75° 34.904′ W. Marker is in New Hanover, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Swamp Pike and Lutheran Road on Swamp Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gilbertsville PA 19525, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Falkner Swamp Reformed Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); John F. Hartranft (approx. 1.9 miles away); Boyertown Burial Casket Company (approx. 3.9 miles away); Jeremiah Sweinhart and Successors (approx. 3.9 miles away); Carl A. Spaatz (approx. 3.9 miles away); Rhoads Opera House Fire (approx. 4.1 miles away); Colebrookdale Furnace (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Grubb Mansion (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial Era
 
Hanover Lutheran Church Marker and Church sign image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 29, 2015
2. Hanover Lutheran Church Marker and Church sign
New Hanover Evangelical Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 29, 2015
3. New Hanover Evangelical Lutheran Church
 
 
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 186 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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