Peace Church

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Peace Church
Peach Church, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.JPG
Front of building
Peace Church is located in Pennsylvania
Peace Church
Peace Church is located in the US
Peace Church
Location NW corner of Trindle and St. John's Rds., Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°13′54″N 76°57′25″W / 40.23167°N 76.95694°W / 40.23167; -76.95694Coordinates: 40°13′54″N 76°57′25″W / 40.23167°N 76.95694°W / 40.23167; -76.95694
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1798
Built by Anderson, Thomas; Rupp, Martin
NRHP Reference # 72001114[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 24, 1972
Designated PHMC August 04, 1947 and May 25, 1948[2]

Peace Church, also known as Die Frieden Kirche, is a historic Lutheran church located in Hampden Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1798, and is a 2 12-story limestone building with a five-bay front and three-bay sides. The interior features a wine glass pulpit, balcony around three sides, and organ built in 1807. Its builder, Martin Rupp, also built the Johannes Eberly House.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Retrieved December 20, 2013. 
  3. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Pennsylvania Register of Historic Sites and Landmarks (August 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Peace Church" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-21. 

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