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New Windsor in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Robert Strawbridge House

 
 
Robert Strawbridge House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
1. Robert Strawbridge House Marker
Inscription. Here Robert Strawbridge formed the first Methodist class in America about 1763. Nearby he built the first log meeting house. Although without official sanction American Methodists first received Baptism and Holy Communion by his hand. Named national historic Methodist Shrine, 1940. Acquired by Strawbridge Shrine Association, 1973.
 
Erected 1974 by Commission on Archives and History, The United Methodist Church.
 
Location. 39° 31.628′ N, 77° 5.301′ W. Marker is in New Windsor, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker can be reached from Wilt Road 0.1 miles from Wakefield Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Windsor MD 21776, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of American Methodism (a few steps from this marker); John Evans House, 1764 (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Strawbridge (approx. mile away); Maryland History-New Windsor (approx. 1.2 miles away); Strawbridge Log Meeting House Site (approx. 1.4 miles away); New Windsor (approx. 1.5 miles
Robert Strawbridge House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
2. Robert Strawbridge House and Marker
away); Methodist Historical Marker (approx. 2.2 miles away); Headquarters Second Corps Army of the Potomac (approx. 4.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Windsor.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable Persons
 
Replica of Log Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
3. Replica of Log Meeting House
Statue of Robert Strawbridge image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
4. Statue of Robert Strawbridge
Statue of Elizabeth Strawbridge image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
5. Statue of Elizabeth Strawbridge
 
 
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