New Castle Presbyterian Church - New Castle, Delaware
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 39.592 W 075° 33.752
18S E 451744 N 4390158
Quick Description: Historic Presbyterian Church in New Castle, Delaware.
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 1/17/2015 9:54:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMN880
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
he one-story brick church was built in 1707 replacing an earlier wooden church built by the Dutch in 1657. The building served the congregation as their church until a new brown-stone Gothic style church building was constructed in 1854. At that time the old building became the Sunday school building and fellowship hall. By the 1940s the 1854 church building had become unstable and unsafe and had to be razed. The earlier 1707 church building was still sound and the congregation agreed to restore the earlier building to its original design. The restoration was completed in 1950 and the building continues to serve as the congregation's place of worship. An education building was constructed in 1959.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 1/1/1707

Age of Church building determined by?: Cornerstone or plaque

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Presbyterian

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Sunday

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 10:30 AM

Street address of Church:
25 East Second Street
New Castle, Delaware


Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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