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Warrior Run Presbyterian Church

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1835. PA 147, 8 miles north of Milton

As its name suggests, this brick meetinghouse with a Doric portico, picturesquely set in a grove of trees, was built for a Scots-Irish congregation. It is the third church on this site. Seventy-three Revolutionary soldiers are interred in its walled cemetery. In the vicinity are two important houses: the Federal-style Hower-Slote House (1829), just north of McEwensville, has been a working farm for 125 years, and is built on the site of Fort Freeland, where a Revolutionary War skirmish occurred in 1779; and to the west of Turbotville is the William Kirk House (1828).

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


What's Nearby


George E. Thomas, "Warrior Run Presbyterian Church", [Milton, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 402-402.

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