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Near Randallstown in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mt. Paran Presbyterian Church and Cemetery

 
 
Mt. Paran Presbyterian Church and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, 08-12-2007
1. Mt. Paran Presbyterian Church and Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Mt. Paran Church was incorporated September 18, 1841. The chruch was called Soldier’s Delight prior to 1841 and that congregation began circa 1776. The oldest legible tombstone is that of Robert Gilchrist, dated October 17, 1767. The oldest known deed mentions this area as the Plains of Paran, used as a place of worship and burial by the Society of Christians called Presbyterians dated May 4, 1784.
 
Erected by the Maryland Historical Society In memory of Elder Conamore Burt.
 
Location. 39° 23.498′ N, 76° 50.143′ W. Marker is near Randallstown, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker can be reached from Liberty Road. Click for map. The marker in front of the church and is closest to the rear entrance off Lyons Mill Road approximately 0.2 miles from intersection of Liberty and Lyons Mill Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10308 Liberty Road, Randallstown MD 21133, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Tavern (approx. 1.2 miles away); Soldiers Delight (approx. 1.6 miles away); Garrison Forest Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Original Bell of the Franklin Academy
Mt. Paran Church image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, 08-12-2007
2. Mt. Paran Church
(approx. 4.1 miles away); Original Cornerstone of the Franklin Senior High School (approx. 4.1 miles away); Hannah More Academy (approx. 4.2 miles away); In Memory of William Maxwell Wood, MD (approx. 4.5 miles away); Gwynnbrook State Farm No. 1 (approx. 4.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Grave Markers image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, 08-12-2007
3. Grave Markers
 
 
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