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Church of the Atonement, 1875

St. Thomas’ Episcopal Parish

 
 
Church of the Atonement, 1875 Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 6, 2009
1. Church of the Atonement, 1875 Marker
Inscription. Here a "Carpenter Gothic" church was consecrate July 1875 by Bishop William Pinkney of Maryland. Built on land purchased by Enoch Pratt, formerly Thomas F. Bowie's estate "Cheltenham" and William Talbert's "Finches Discovery". Bell tower constructed in the 1880s in memory of Rev. Samuel R. Gordon, rector 1853-1882. Cemetery laid off 1884. Regular services discontinued November 1925, church deconsecrated and torn down 1947. John Thomas Eversfield (1833-1885), beloved local physician, is buried here.
 
Location. 38° 44.055′ N, 76° 49.455′ W. Marker is in Cheltenham, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Frank Tippett Road 0.1 miles east of Crain Highway (U.S. 301), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at the end of paved road, across the railroad tracks. Marker is in this post office area: Cheltenham MD 20623, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cheltenham United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Airy (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bellefields (approx. 2.7 miles away); Slaves’ Infirmary [on His Lordship’s Kindness] (approx. 3.2 miles away);
Church of the Atonement, 1875 Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 6, 2009
2. Church of the Atonement, 1875 Marker
His Lordship’s Kindness (approx. 3.4 miles away); T.B. (approx. 3.5 miles away); St. Simon's Episcopal Mission (approx. 3.6 miles away); St. Thomas' Parish Church (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.
 
Church of the Atonement, 1875 Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 6, 2009
3. Church of the Atonement, 1875 Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 870 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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