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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); Prized Property (approx. 2.2 miles away); Java Plantation Life (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Java Plantation Life (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different
All Hallows Church Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, December 30, 2003
2. All Hallows Church
marker also named Java Plantation Life (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Java Plantation Life (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Java Plantation Life (approx. 2.2 miles away); “Larkins Hills” (approx. 2.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Site description from the Maryland Historical Trust. (Submitted on March 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
All Hallows Church entrance wall Photo, Click for full size
By Don Morfe, February 10, 2015
3. All Hallows Church entrance wall
All Hallows-one of the oldest Anglican parishes in Maryland-existed as a religious entity in 1669.
All Hallows Church Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Don Morfe, February 10, 2015
4. All Hallows Church Memorial
This memorial dedicated by the congregation of All Hallows Parish November 1, 2014. Honors the Enslaved Persons. Victims of the Atlantic Slave Trade, who labored in the construction and maintenance of the Brick Church.
All Hallows Church grave marker of William Burgess Photo, Click for full size
By Don Morfe, February 10, 2015
5. All Hallows Church grave marker of William Burgess
Sign at entrance to All Hallows Church Photo, Click for full size
By Don Morfe, February 10, 2015
6. Sign at entrance to All Hallows Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,595 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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