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Near Earleville in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
St. Francis Xavier Church
“Old Bohemia”
 
St. Francis Xavier Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, July 6, 2007
1. St. Francis Xavier Church Marker
 
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Founded 1704 by Rev. Thomas Mansell, S.J., one of the earliest permanent Catholic establishments in the English Colonies.

Bohemia Academy Founded 1745 by Rev. Thomas Pulton, S.J. attended by Charles Carroll of Carrollton, a signed of the Declaration of Independence, and his cousin John Carroll, first Catholic Bishop in the U.S.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 25.987′ N, 75° 51.673′ W. Marker is near Earleville, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is at the intersection of Augustine Herman Highway (Maryland Route 213) and Bohemia Church Road, on the right when traveling south on Augustine Herman Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Warwick MD 21912, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Anchorage (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bohemia (approx. 1.1 miles away); Essex Lodge (approx. 2.4 miles away); “Bohemia Mannor” (approx. 2.4 miles away); “Worsell Mannor” (approx. 2.5 miles away); Colonists' Wrought Iron Cross (approx. 3 miles away); Greenfield (approx. 3.1 miles away); St. Peters Episcopal Church Bell (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Earleville.
 
St. Francis Xavier Church Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, July 6, 2007
2. St. Francis Xavier Church
 

 
Also see . . .  St. Francis Xavier Church history. (Submitted on July 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
National Register of Historic Places plaque on sancturary Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, July 6, 2007
3. National Register of Historic Places plaque on sancturary
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,713 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
 
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