Shermans Dale Presbyterian Church, Shermans Dale, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
N 40° 19.958 W 077° 10.375
18T E 315416 N 4466943
Quick Description: Shermans Dale Presbyterian Church is Located near Shermans Dale, on Windy Hill Road, in Perry County, Pennsylvania.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/29/2006 8:47:14 AM
Waymark Code: WMWQ7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 24

Long Description:
This Shermansdale Presbyterian Church was built in 1843, on land donated by William Smiley.

The Shermansdale Presbyterian Church is also known as the Sherman's Creek Presbyterian Church. The early history and organization of this church are in part, unclear. The church is first mentioned in the minutes of Presbytery in the spring of 1778, as "Sherman's Creek" congregation.

The church was located between Fio Forge and Dellville; but the date of construction is not clear. Records from 1801 report that the church was moved, first to a site called Boyd's and in 1802, to a site known as Adam Zorger's property.

A log church was built in 1804, at Pine Hill, approximately 100 yards from Sherman's Creek. This location is about 2-1/2 miles east of the present church. This log church stood until 1843. It was dismantled, and various materials from the old church were used in the construction of the present one.

The Shermansdale Church Congregation was united with the New Bloomfield Church at an unknown date.

Today, the church stands alone and in need of repairs.

Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 01/01/1843

Age of Church building determined by?: Church website

Street address of Church:
Windy Hill Road
Shermans Dale, Pa. USA

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

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

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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