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Newburg in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Christ Church

William and Mary Parish

 

1690

 
Christ Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, November 10, 2009
1. Christ Church Marker
Inscription. Known originally as Piccawaxen, the parish was re-named William and Mary under the Establishment Act of 1692.

The boyhood church of Thomas John Clagett, first bishop consecrated in the United States (1792), this is the oldest public building in Charles County.
 
Erected by Charles County Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 38° 21.23′ N, 76° 56.329′ W. Marker is in Newburg, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Rock Point Road (Maryland Route 257) 0.1 miles north of Morgantown Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newburg MD 20664, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Wilkes Booth (approx. 1.6 miles away); Cliffton (approx. 1.7 miles away); Wolleston Manor (approx. 1.9 miles away); 300 Year Old Southern Red Oak (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named “Cliffton” (approx. 2.7 miles away); Crossing
Christ Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, November 10, 2009
2. Christ Church Marker
the Potomac (approx. 4.1 miles away); Civil War Action At Mathias Point (approx. 4.3 miles away in Virginia); Keechland (approx. 4.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newburg.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
Christ Church Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, November 10, 2009
3. Christ Church
This side faces Rock Point Road.
Christ Church Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, November 10, 2009
4. Christ Church
Opposite side, facing Episcopal Church Lane. The brick gate was built in 1932.
 

 
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