Donegal Presbyterian Church - Mt. Joy, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
N 40° 06.061 W 076° 33.966
18T E 366512 N 4440144
Quick Description: This sign of history recalls the founding of this historic church by Irish immigrants in 1721.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/10/2013 9:47:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMGV6Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
Views: 4

Long Description:

This tablet is attached to the front of the original church building. It offers a history of the building, explaining the Irish heritage which forms the cultural roots in the forming of this congregation in the early 18th century. The sign reads:

DONEGAL
Presbyterian Church
Founded Prior to 1721
By Settlers From The North of Ireland
FIRST CHURCH BUILT OF LOGS
__________
Present Building Erected in 1740
Patent Granted by John Thomas and Richard Penn
June 4, 1740
Presbytery of Donegal Organized
In This Church October 11, 1732
Members of This Congregation Have Figured Prominently
In All Wars of This Country

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