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Blakeslee in Monroe County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Blakeslee United Methodist Church

 
 
Blakeslee United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rick Bodenschatz, August 29, 2016
1. Blakeslee United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. The oldest congregation in the area first assembled in a log schoolhouse in 1840. A church was built in 1852, when Pastor Frederick Illman presided. In 1897 it was replaced with this building, which was enlarged in 1960. Seventeen stained glass windows document the church history. Founders' descendants remain dedicated parishioners to this day.
 
Erected by Kings Daughters of Blakeslee United Methadist Church.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tobyhanna Township, Pennsylvania History Tour marker series.
 
Location. 41° 5.623′ N, 75° 35.647′ W. Marker is in Blakeslee, Pennsylvania, in Monroe County. Marker is on PA Route 115 (Pennsylvania Route 115) 0.2 miles north of PA Route 940 (Pennsylvania Route 940), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5677 PA Route 115, Blakeslee PA 18610, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jacob Blakeslee, Jr. (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Battle of Locust Ridge (approx. 3.3 miles away); Wagner's Tree Farm (approx. 4 miles away); Hickory Run Boulder Field
Blakeslee United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Rick Bodenschatz, June 26, 2016
2. Blakeslee United Methodist Church
(approx. 4 miles away); William Henry Christman (approx. 4.5 miles away); Sullivan Bridge (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Lumbering Industry (approx. 5.5 miles away); Jay Gould (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Blakeslee United Methodist Church 1913 image. Click for full size.
By Rick Bodenschatz
3. Blakeslee United Methodist Church 1913
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2016, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2016, by Rick Bodenschatz of Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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