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Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery
Mifflintown Borough


“ About 1800 the Lutherans resident in Mifflintown became desirous of having a house of worship, and accepted the donation of a lot of land from the heirs of John Harris as a site.” [1]

“The Lutheran Grave-yard was also donated for church and burial purposes, and has been use to the present time.”
[2]

The site of this cemetery is in Mifflintown next to the Messiah Lutheran Church, but while those buried there were undisturbed the tombstones marking the graves were removed to makeway for church expansion. A Memorial was erected in 1976 with the names of all individuals buried on the site. The Messiah Lutheran Church sits at the intersection of Third and Washington Street in Mifflintown.


[1] History Of That Part Of The Susquehanna And Juniata Valleys Embraced In The Counties Of Mifflin, Juniata, Perry, Union And Snyder In The Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania,
Volume I, Philadelphia, Everts, Peck & Richards, 1886, page 718.

[2] ibid pg.720.


Westminster Presbyterian Cemetery
Mifflintown Borough


“The village of Mifflintown was becoming a center of influence after it was laid out in 1791, and John Harris, the founder denoted [donated] a lot on the Main Street for church and grave-yard purposes and was the first to be buried within its limits. He died February 28, 1794.” [1]

The cemetery sits at the corner of Main and North Streets in Mifflintown. Entrances are located at 3rd and North and Green Lane and North Streets.

[1] History Of That Part Of The Susquehanna And Juniata Valleys Embraced In The Counties Of Mifflin, Juniata, Perry, Union And Snyder In The Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania,
Volume I, Philadelphia, Everts, Peck & Richards, 1886, page 715.




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