Founded 1791 Boehms Chapel

Founded 1791 Boehms Chapel (HM2UT)

Location: Willow Street, PA 17584 Lancaster County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 57.644', W 76° 16.155'

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Boehm's Chapel is the fourth oldest existing structure built for Methodist worship in America. It was erected on land donated by the Rev. Martin Boehm, an itinerant preacher and co-founder with the Rev. Phillip W. Otterbein of the United Brethren in Christ Church.
The Chapel, the first Methodist Church in Lancaster County, was a frequent stopping place for circuit riders of many denominations, including itinerant Bishop Francis Asbury, "the Father of American Methodism." It thus became the merger of the German-speaking United Brethren Church & the English-speaking Methodist Church, now known as the United Methodist Church.
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HM NumberHM2UT
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 3:35am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 391593 N 4424170
Decimal Degrees39.96073333, -76.26925000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.644', W 76° 16.155'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 38.64" N, 76° 16' 9.30" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-45 W Boehms Rd, Willow Street PA 17584, US
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