Bangor Episcopal Church, Churchtown, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
N 40° 08.019 W 075° 57.705
18T E 418064 N 4443034
Quick Description: Bangor Episcopal Church is located on Main Street (Rte. 23) at Water Street in Churchtown, Caernarvon Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 12/27/2006 9:01:51 AM
Waymark Code: WM12N7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 109

Long Description:
Welsh immigrants settled Churchtown and Bangor Episcopal Church was named for a church in Wales. The original log church was built in 1720. A stone structure replaced it in 1754. In 1830, the current structure was built.

Bangor Episcopal Church is located at the northwest corner of Main Street (Rte. 23) and Water Street in the village of Churchtown. Constructed in 1830, the church is Gothic Revival in style.

Also located on the church grounds is an 1844 frame structure originally used as a school building, approximately 325 graves and markers dating from the Revolutionary War to present day, and a stone wall that runs along the property line.

The church building underwent repairs and improvements, including the addition of a steeple and art glass windows in 1880. The church, school building, graveyard and stone wall are in excellent condition.

The Bangor Episcopal Church, one and one-half stories, is constructed of local brownstone.

Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 01/01/1830

Age of Church building determined by?: Church website

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

Street address of Church:
2111 East Main Street
Churchtown, Pa. USA
17555


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

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

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Not listed

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: Not Listed

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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