Sion Church-Herolds Settlement

Sion Church-Herolds Settlement (HM11M6)

Location: Greensburg, PA 15601 Westmoreland County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 16.807', W 79° 35.527'

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First Lutheran Church West of the Alleghany Mountains

Pioneers arrived 1755-1760 · Settlement established 1769
158 acres called "Good Purpose" preempted for Lutheran Church in 1765.
Warrant Granted 1785
Patent Granted 1789
Log School House and Church built 1772 on site about 300 feet south of this spot.
Fort Allen
Built 1774 on site about 400 yards south
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HM NumberHM11M6
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Year Placed1922
Placed ByThe Pittsburgh Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 10:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 619685 N 4459798
Decimal Degrees40.28011667, -79.59211667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 16.807', W 79° 35.527'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 16' 48.42" N, 79° 35' 31.62" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 671 Baltzer Meyer Pike, Greensburg PA 15601, US
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