St. Peter's Church

St. Peter's Church (HM1LFU)

Location: Lafayette Hill, PA 19444 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 4.972', W 75° 15.057'

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Lutheran, founded 1752 by Henry Melchior Muhlenberg. From steeple of original church, May 20, 1778, Gen. Lafayette gave orders for battle against British in old churchyard. Here he organized his famous retreat to Matson Ford, saving himself and 2200 Continental troops from capture.
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HM NumberHM1LFU
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Year Placed1963
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 478604 N 4436984
Decimal Degrees40.08286667, -75.25095000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 4.972', W 75° 15.057'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 4' 58.32" N, 75° 15' 3.42" W
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Area Code(s)610, 215, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3025 Church Rd, Lafayette Hill PA 19444, US
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