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Aberdeen in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Post Road

Spesutia P. E. Church

 

—Established 1666 —

 
Old Post Road: Spesutia P. E. Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 24, 2007
1. Old Post Road: Spesutia P. E. Church Marker
Inscription. Old Post Road Established 1666. Founded in 1671. First church erected at Gravelly near Michaelsville. The three succeeding churches erected on the present location. One mile south of this point, colonial vestry house erected 1766.
 
Erected 1933 by the Governor William Paca Chapter D.A.R. Harford County, MD.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 29.259′ N, 76° 11.483′ W. Marker is in Aberdeen, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Philadelphia Road (U.S. 7) and Perryman Road on Old Philadelphia Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aberdeen MD 21001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spesutia Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Aberdeen Proving Ground (approx. 2 miles away); This is a Section of “The General’s Highway” (approx. 2.1 miles away); 2008 Restoration of P.B. & W. Railroad Crossing and Later Pennsylvania Railroad Watchman's Shed (approx. 2.2 miles away); Hall’s Cross Roads
Today’s Spesutia Church: St. George's Episcopal image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 24, 2007
2. Today’s Spesutia Church: St. George's Episcopal
(approx. 2.2 miles away); "O! say can you see..." (approx. 2.2 miles away); Explore the Chesapeake (approx. 2.2 miles away); Colony Of Maryland (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Aberdeen.
 
More about this marker. P.E. was a common abbreviation for “Protestant Episcopal”
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,336 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 21, 2016.
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