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Saint Ignatius Church

Hickory, Maryland

 
 
Saint Ignatius Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
1. Saint Ignatius Church Marker
Inscription. Oldest Roman Catholic Church in continuous use in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Completed in 1792 by Sylvester Boarman, S.J., while in charge of the nearby Jesuit Mansion of St. Joseph at Priestís Ford. Early pastors of the church served Charles Carroll of Carrollton and his neighbors in the Chapel of Doughoregan Manor, Howard County. St. Ignatius is the mother church of six others in Baltimore, Cecil and Harford Counties.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 34.424′ N, 76° 21.288′ W. Marker is near Bel Air, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is at the intersection of Conowingo Road and Jarrettsville Road, on the right on Conowingo Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bel Air MD 21014, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Built 1898 Liriodendron (approx. 2.4 miles away); Sacred to the Memory of the Men of Harford County (approx. 2.5 miles away); Bel Air (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Bel Air (approx. 2.7 miles away); "The Door" (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Hays House
Saint Ignatius Church image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
2. Saint Ignatius Church
(approx. 2.9 miles away); Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad (approx. 3 miles away); Daybreak by Richard Goldsborough Brink (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bel Air.
 
Also see . . .  A Brief History of our Parish. (Submitted on June 23, 2007.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial EraLandmarksNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsPatriots & Patriotism
 
Church and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
3. Church and Cemetery
 
 
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