Paxton Presbyterian Church, Paxtang

Paxton Presbyterian Church, Paxtang Harrisburg Pennsylvania

Stock #: 503304
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Harrisburg
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Dauphin
Publisher: The Albertype Co.
Postmark: 1940 Mar-10
PM City: Harrisburg
PM State: PA
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Congregation established around 1720; organized by the Presbyterian of Donegal in 1732. This building was erected in 1740 and has been in use from that date making it the oldest Presbyterian church building in continuous use in Pennsylvania and one of the oldest in the United States. Interior - restored to its Colonial period in 1931.