Reformed Presbyterian Church

Reformed Presbyterian Church (HM1KAD)

Location: New Kingstown, PA 17072 Cumberland County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 14.069', W 77° 4.99'

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On August 23, 1752, Scottish Covenanter Presbyterians held their first recorded Communion in the New World here at Joseph and Elizabeth Junkin's farm. A scattered community of 250 worshippers attended this nine-hour outdoor service at the "Junkin Tent" on America's frontier. Rev. John Cuthbertson, the first Reformed Presbyterian missionary in America, presided over the gathering, which contributed to the establishment of the denomination.
Year Placed2010
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, May 1st, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 322784 N 4455864
Decimal Degrees40.23448333, -77.08316667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 14.069', W 77° 4.99'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 14' 4.14" N, 77° 4' 59.4" W
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Area Code(s)717
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6911-6955 US-11, New Kingstown PA 17072, US
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