Lore of the Liberty Bell

On July 8, 1776, William Hurry rang the State House bell for an hour…summoning hundreds of curious to hear the Declaration of Independence publicly read for the first time.

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Jared Ingersoll

Jared Ingersoll was a delegate from Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress. He is one of seven Presbyterians who signed the U. S. Constitution.

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Charles Pettit

Made aide to Gov. William Franklin while serving as a Lt. Col. in N.J. Militia, Charles Pettit became New Jersey’s first Secretary of State.

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In-Ho Oh Remembered

In-Ho Oh’s memory remains a timeless instruction…to turn sorrow into Christian purpose. And that’s exactly the path his Korean parents followed…halfway around the world.

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Daniel McKaraher

Around 1799, Daniel and Susanna McKaraher built the tavern which we know today as The Twisted Tail on 2nd Street. They are both buried in the Old Pine churchyard.

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Our Charley

Walking through the tranquil churchyard at 4th and Pine Streets one day, I looked down at a small flat white stone simply said: “Our Charley.”I wondered: Was this a child? A pet? Who was it?

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George Duffield

An important figure in the American Revolutionary War, Reverend George Duffield holds a special place in the history of the Presbyterian Church and in our nation’s early beginning.

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