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South River in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
All Hallows Church
 
All Hallows Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, December 30, 2003
1. All Hallows Church Marker
 
Inscription. All Hallows Parish, South River, one of the orginal thirty parishes created by law in 1692 when the Anglican Church was established in Maryland. The present Georgian church was built c. 1730. Several prominent London Town merchants are buried in the churchyard. Mason Locke Weems (Rector 1784-90), early biographer of George Washington, originated the legend of the cherry tree.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 38° 54.63′ N, 76° 34.819′ W. Marker is in South River, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is at the intersection of Solomonís Island Road (Maryland Route 2) and Brick Church Road, on the right on Solomonís Island Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3604 Solomons Island Rd, Harwood MD 20776, 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 Old South River Club (approx. 0.9 miles away); “Larkins Hills” (approx. 2.3 miles away); William Penn (approx. 2.8 miles away); Tobacco Barn (approx. 3 miles away); Historic London Town and Gardens (approx. 3 miles away); The Lord Mayor's Tenement (approx. 3 miles away); Dr. Hill's Medicinal Plants (approx. 3 miles away); Archaeology at London Town (approx. 3 miles away).
 
All Hallows Church Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, December 30, 2003
2. All Hallows Church
 

 
Also see . . .  Site description from the Maryland Historical Trust. (Submitted on March 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,959 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 13, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
 
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