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

Christ Episcopal Church

“Old Brick”


—1711 —

Christ Episcopal Church "Old Brick" Marker Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, December 29, 2003
1. Christ Episcopal Church "Old Brick" Marker
Inscription. Original log chapel of ease, Queen Anne’s Parish, erected on “New Years Gift,” a present from the Proprietary to Edward Dorsey and Charles Carroll. Improved and made Queen Caroline Parish Church, 1728. First rector, James McGill, served 1730–1776. Present building erected 1809.
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
Location. 39° 11.071′ N, 76° 49.626′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker is at the intersection of Oakland Mills Road and Dobbin Road, on the right when traveling south on Oakland Mills Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia MD 21045, 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 Town of Guilford (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Pratt Through-Truss Bridge (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Patuxent Branch of the B&O Railroad (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Little Patuxent River (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Granite Quarries (approx. 1.5 miles away); Spurrier's Tavern (approx. 2.4 miles away); Adam the First
1809 Brick Church Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, December 29, 2003
2. 1809 Brick Church
(approx. 2.4 miles away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Spurrier's Tavern (approx. 2.5 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,507 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. 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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