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Near Queenstown in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. Peterís Church

(Roman Catholic)

 
 
St. Peter's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 19, 2007
1. St. Peter's Church Marker
Inscription. Congregation first organized c 1639 on nearby Kent Island by Rev. John Altham, S.J. St. Peterís was est. Feb. 3, 1765, by Rev. Joseph Mosely, S.J. of St. Josephís, Talbot Co. A 1760 bequest of 50 lbs. from Edward Neale of “Bowlingly” provided 1½ acre lot here, on which brick chapel was built before 1784. (Demolished 1960). Part of present structure begun 1823 by Rev. James Moynihan, completed 1827 by rev. Peter Veulemans. The aspe, nave and vestibule are major additions 1877 under Rev. Ed. Henchy.
 
Erected 1976 by Ladies of St. Peterís Altar and Rosary Society.
 
Location. 38° 58.654′ N, 76° 8′ W. Marker is near Queenstown, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is on U.S. 50 half a mile west of Bloomingdale Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Queenstown MD 21658, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Bloomingdale” (approx. 0.8 miles away); Historic Points (approx. 0.9 miles away); War in the Chesapeake (approx. 1.6 miles away); Surprise at Queenstown (approx. 1.6 miles away);
St. Peter's Church image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 19, 2007
2. St. Peter's Church
Colonial Courthouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); Queenstown (approx. 1.6 miles away); Bowlingly (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Bowlingly (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Queenstown.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Statue of St. Peter in Churchyard. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 19, 2007
3. Statue of St. Peter in Churchyard.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,104 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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