Mount Pleasant Baptist Church records
Held at: Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]1654 Dekalb Street, Norristown, PA, 19401
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Overview and metadata sections
The Mount Pleasant Baptist Church was located at Forest Avenue and Spring Garden Street in Ambler, Pennsylvania. The church was established in 1834, making it the oldest church in Ambler. The cemetery still stands, although the church building was demolished.
Quattrone, Frank D. Images of America: Ambler. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia, 2004.
The collection is comprised of minute books, administrative records, and financial and legal records.
The minutes include: minute books, 1867-1928,; trustee minutes, 1926-1977; and quarterly Congregational Meeting minutes, 1928-1954.
The administrative records include: record book, 1834; register (1928-1954); clerk's book, 1954; and notebook, 1964.
The financial and legal records include: deeds; mortgage and loan agreements, 1877-1953; wills and bequests, 1930s-1950s; and insurance papers, 1950s.
- Historical Society of Montgomery County
- Finding Aid Author
- Finding aid prepared by Celia Caust-Ellenbogen and Michael Gubicza through the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories
- This preliminary finding aid was created as part of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories. The HCI-PSAR project was made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
- Access Restrictions
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