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Lancaster County Churches in the Revolutionary War Era


The history of early church life in Lancaster County is the story of realized hopes for freedom of worship among people fleeing religious persecution in Europe. Lancaster County Churches in the Revolutionary War Era chronicles Lancaster County’s church history through the the eighteenth century. It describes the pioneer churchmen and laymen who started and built religious institutions during the Colonial period, Revolutionary War, and early days of the Republic in Lancaster County.

SKU: 010000864 Categories: ,


A Lancaster Bicentennial Book published by the Lancaster County Bicentennial Committee, Inc. in 1976.

Table of Contents includes the following chapters:

  • Introduction
  • The Mennonites and Amish
  • The Presbyterian Church
  • The Church of the Brethren
  • The Religious Society of Friends
  • The United Church of Christ
  • The Lutheran Church
  • The Jewish Faith
  • The Episcopal Church
  • The Roman Catholic Church
  • The Moravian Church
  • The United Methodist Church
  • The Brethren in Christ Church
  • The Evangelical Congregational Church
  • The Ephrata Cloister

Book is soft cover, 87 pages (not including introduction).

Additional information

Weight 5.4 oz
Dimensions 8.5 × 5.25 × .25 in

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Did You Know?

In 1882, Abe Buzzard and seven other prisoners tunneled in to the Lancaster County Prison’s chicken coop to make their escape.