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Calvert in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brick Meeting House

 
 
Brick Meeting House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
1. Brick Meeting House Marker
Inscription. William Penn set aside lot no. 30 (500 acres) of the “Nottingham Lots” in 1702 for a “common” and site of a “meeting house” as a bold move in the boundary line dispute with Lord Baltimore. It has been continuously used since the first log meeting house was erected in 1709.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 42.037′ N, 75° 58.925′ W. Marker is in Calvert, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Brick Meeting House Road 0.2 miles from Maryland Route 272. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rising Sun MD 21911, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of the Unknown Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Calvert Village (approx. 0.2 miles away); Blue Ball Tavern (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Nottingham Lots (approx. 3 miles away); Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge (approx. 3.8 miles away); Rock Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.1 miles away); Parker Kidnapping & Rescue (approx. 5.3 miles away in Pennsylvania); West Nottingham Academy (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Maryland Historical Trust - description of building.
Quaker Brick Meeting House Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
2. Quaker Brick Meeting House
(Submitted on March 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Brick Meeting House Calvert MD. Link includes many photographs, including some inside the Brick Meeting House. (Submitted on April 28, 2008, by Connie VanValkenburg of Selkirk, New York.) 
 
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Quaker Brick Meeting House Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
3. Quaker Brick Meeting House
Brick Meeting House in Autumn Photo, Click for full size
By Jayne Larion, Oct 2005
4. Brick Meeting House in Autumn
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,460 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4. submitted on , by Jayne Larion of Grand Blanc, Michigan. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Some photos of the inside of the meeting house • Can you help?
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