“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Lothian in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Saint James’ 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 James’ 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Anne and Christopher Birckhead (within shouting distance of this marker); The Town of Herrington: Unearthing the Origins of South County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Birds of Prey (approx. 2.1 miles away); Outnumbered (approx. 2.1 miles away); Wildlife You May See (approx. 2.2 miles away);
Other markers on the site Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, December 31, 2003
2. Other markers on the site
Chesapeake Bay Wetlands (approx. 2.2 miles away); Portland Manor (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pvt. Benjamin Welch Owens (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lothian.
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
Saint James’ Church Marker as seen along State Road 2, looking north Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, March 4, 2010
3. Saint James’ 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 , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,755 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   5. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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