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Lothian in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Saint Jamesí Church
Old Herring Creek Parish
 
Saint James' Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, December 31, 2003
1. Saint James' Church Marker
 
Inscription. The first church on this site was built, 1695, and the present structure was completed 1765. The Reverend Henry Hall (1675–1722) served as the first rector, 1698-1722. From 1786–1792 Saint Jamesí was the home parish of Thomas John Claggett (1743–1816), first Protestant and Episcopal Bishop of Maryland and first to be consecrated in America.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 47.387′ N, 76° 35.921′ W. Marker is in Lothian, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Solomons Island Road (Maryland Route 2) 0.3 miles north of Bay Front Road (Maryland Route 258), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lothian MD 20711, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Portland Manor (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pvt. Benjamin Welch Owens (approx. 4.1 miles away); Benjamin Welch Owens, CSA (approx. 4.1 miles away); Holly Hill (approx. 4.5 miles away); William Penn (approx. 4.7 miles away); Site of First Quaker Regional Gathering (approx. 4.7 miles away); Overlooking West River (approx. 4.7 miles away); Old Quaker Burying Ground (approx. 4.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lothian.
 
Other markers on the site Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, December 31, 2003
2. Other markers on the site
 
 
Saint Jamesí Church Marker as seen along State Road 2, looking north Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, March 4, 2010
3. Saint Jamesí Church Marker as seen along State Road 2, looking north
 
 
Wide angle shot of the marker Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
4. Wide angle shot of the marker
 
 
Saint James' Church Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, December 31, 2003
5. Saint James' Church
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,459 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on March 7, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on April 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   5. submitted on October 25, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
 
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