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Zion United Church of Christ of New Providence
900 Winter Hill Road
Strasburg, PA 17579
Previously called Pequea Reformed Church
Formerly a Reformed Church
1758 - Baptismal records begun at "Reformed Congregtion on the Pequea". Meetings were held with the Lutherans at Old Dutch Church
1795/96 - Reformeds built the first stone church on the present site in New Providence.
1796 - Land on which the church was already built was deeded by the Eckman family.
1854 - Name was changed from Pequea to Zion Church
1868 - Second church was built of brick
1928 - Church rebuilt and enlarged
cemetery adjoins the church
started circa 1795
William Frederic Worner included inscriptions from for
this cemetery in Vol. 9 of his Tombstone Inscriptions
from Lancaster Co, PA Graveyards, published in 1942.
Note that those born after 1/1/1900 and children under
19 where not included in this work.