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Altland's Meetinghouse, York County, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
N 39° 57.188 W 076° 55.157
18S E 336053 N 4424319
Quick Description: Altland's Meetinghouse and Cemetery is located along Meeting House Road, in Paradise Township, York County, Pennsylvania.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 3/13/2010 12:02:17 PM
Waymark Code: WM8CT6
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member JIMBOBWE
Views: 4

Long Description:
This German Baptist or Dunkers congregation constructed Altland's Meetinghouse in 1853. In 1880, it was blown down by a high wind storm, but was Immediately rebuilt.

Services were conducted in both English and German languages. Preachers who conducted services in early years were Daniel Altland, William Werley, Hezekiah Cook, John Raffensberger and Emanuel Gochenour.

The cemetery dates back as early as 1775 - 1783.

This meetinghouse and cemetery are still used today.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 7/23/1853

Age of Church building determined by?: Other reliable source

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

Street address of Church:
Meeting House Road
Thomasville, Pa USA
17315


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

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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