Stephen Bloomer Balch
Deer Creek, Harford County, Maryland, USA
|Death||22 Sep 1833 (aged 86)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
|Burial||Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA|
|Plot||Chapel Hill, Lot 632 1/4|
|Memorial ID||14448211 · View Source|
To the memory of
STEPHEN B. BALCH, D.D.
who died September 22nd 1833
in the 87th year of his Age.
He was the founder of this church,
and for more than half a century
its revered Pastor.
He planted the Gospel in this town,
and his exemple was for many years
a light to its inhabitants.
He being dead yet speaketh.
SUB HOC MARMORE
His children have erected this tablet, to record
the virtue of the dead and the gratitude of the living.
Revolutionary / Soldier / 1775-1783. / State Historical Committee / District of Columbia / Daughters
of the American Revolution.
[Bronze plate added in 2007].
Stephen Bloomer Balch was the revered pastor
of the Georgetown Presbyterian Church from
1780 to 1833. He also attained acclaim as a
leader in Georgetown civic and cultural affairs,
most notably as the founding principal of the
Columbian Academy and as a co-founder of the
Columbian Library. Earlier he served as a
captain in the Revolutionary Army from 1775
to 1777. This site was restored in 2007 by
members of the Georgetown Presbyterian Church.
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- Originally Created by: GettysBern
- Added: 30 May 2006
- Find A Grave Memorial 14448211