Presbyterian Church Cemetery

Presbyterian Church Cemetery (HM6Z5)

Location: York Springs, PA 17372 Adams County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 0.126', W 77° 6.655'

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John Sadler deeded this land to the trustees of the Presbyterian Church of York Springs (then known as Petersburg) on October 4, 1858. The chapel was destroyed by fire in 1897 and a new church building was erected on Main Street in town. Prominent citizens buried in this cemetery include Brigadier General William Warren Stewart, along with thirty other men from York Springs. Stewart was mustered into service in front of the Presbyterian Chapel on June 7, 1861, joining other Adams countians in Gettysburg. These men formed Company K of the First Pennsylvania Reserves. Stewart's rank of Brevet Brigadier General was the highest rank attained by any Adams countian during the war.

Cared for by
Ye Old Sulphur Spa Historical Society
York Springs, PA

In memory of
Aurthur S. Wolfe
For his commitment to the
Preservation of this cemetery
Donated by
Ye Old Sulphur Spa
Historical Society
HM NumberHM6Z5
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 2:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 319811 N 4430124
Decimal Degrees40.00210000, -77.11091667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 0.126', W 77° 6.655'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 0' 7.56" N, 77° 6' 39.30" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7262-7272 Old Harrisburg Rd, York Springs PA 17372, US
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