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Near Trappe in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old White Marsh Episcopal Church

 
 
Old White Marsh Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
1. Old White Marsh Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. Original structure built before 1690. Early 18th century rector was the Reverend Daniel Maynadier. A later provincial rector (1764–1768), the Reverend Thomas Bacon, compiled “Bacon’s Laws,” authoritative compendium of Colonial Statutes. Thomas John Claggett, first Episcopal Bishop of Maryland officiated here in 1793; Robert Morris, Sr., father of Revolutionary financier is buried here.
Church burned in 1892, was partially restored in 1977.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 41.789′ N, 76° 3.62′ W. Marker is near Trappe, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 50 and Manadier Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 50. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trappe MD 21673, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Morris, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); “Hole-in-the-Wall” (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home Run Baker Park (approx. 2.2 miles away); Peachblossom Meetinghouse (approx. 2.6 miles away); Site of Trappe High School
Ruins of Old White Marsh Church image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
2. Ruins of Old White Marsh Church
(approx. 2.7 miles away); Nathaniel Hopkins (approx. 3.1 miles away); Nathaniel (Nace) Hopkins (approx. 3.1 miles away); “Compton” (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Trappe.
 
More about this marker. See Robert Morris marker.
 
Also see . . .  Bacon's Laws of Maryland. (Submitted on November 5, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Grave of Rev. Daniel Maynadier and his wife. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
3. Grave of Rev. Daniel Maynadier and his wife.
View of church ruins from the rear. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
4. View of church ruins from the rear.
Church Ruins and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 14, 2008
5. Church Ruins and Cemetery
Old White Marsh Episcopal Church from Easton Star Democrat January 22, 1969 article image. Click for full size.
6. Old White Marsh Episcopal Church from Easton Star Democrat January 22, 1969 article
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,455 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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