Robert Kennedy Memorial Presbyterian Church

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Robert Kennedy Memorial Presbyterian Church
Robert Kennedy Memorial Presbyterian Church is located in Pennsylvania
Robert Kennedy Memorial Presbyterian Church
Location 11799 Mercersburg Rd., Montgomery Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°45′58″N 77°51′9″W / 39.76611°N 77.85250°W / 39.76611; -77.85250Coordinates: 39°45′58″N 77°51′9″W / 39.76611°N 77.85250°W / 39.76611; -77.85250
Area 1.7 acres (0.69 ha)
Built 1871
Architectural style Italianate
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 09000385[1]
Added to NRHP June 6, 2009

Robert Kennedy Memorial Presbyterian Church, also known as Welsh Run Presbyterian Church, is a historic Presbyterian church in Montgomery Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1871, and is a 1 1/2-story, frame Italianate-style building. It is three bays wide and four bays long, and has a central bell tower and gable roof. It features a stained glass window by the Tiffany Studio in New York, dated 1934. The property includes the church cemetery, established in 1774. The church is named for Rev. Robert Kennedy, who served the congregation from 1802 to 1816 and 1825 to 1843.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes James M. Smith (October 2008). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Robert Kennedy Memorial Presbyterian Church" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-02-01.