|Photo of Amity Presbyterian Cemetery|
|The plaque within the monument in front of the chruch reads: |
1740-1795 The Reverend Thaddeus Dodd; graduate of Princeton College, 1775; pioneer preacher and educator and first pastor of the upper and lower Ten Mile Presbyterian churches 1775-1793; established the first classical school west of the Allegheny Mountains in 1782; a trustee and first Principal of Washington Academy chartered in 1787 which was a forerunner of Washington College and Washington and Jefferson College.
This memorial upon the site of the first log church and in the Church yard (near) where he is buried was erected in 1935 by his descendants, the two churches he served and the Presbytery of Washington.
Added by: Dennis Dodd
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