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Poolesville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
St. Peter's Church
 
St. Peter's Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, March 7, 2010
1. St. Peter's Church Marker
 
Inscription.
Ad Gloriam Dei
St. Peter's Church
Founded as Monocacy Chapel, a Chapel of Ease. Upon a site two and one half miles North of this point about 1737.

The First Church West of the Great Seneca Creek in the Province of Maryland.

This Structure was begun in 1845 in what was Prince George's Parish, 1726-1742. All Saints' Parish, 1742-1770. Eden Parish, 1770-1792. And from that time, St. Peter's Parish.

Erected by the Montgomery County Historical Society at the Centennial Celebration of the Completion of this Church, the Feast of St. Peter, 1947.
 
Erected 1947 by the Montgomery County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 8.78′ N, 77° 25.158′ W. Marker is in Poolesville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Whites Ferry Road (State Highway 107), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Poolesville MD 20837, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Civil War at Poolesville (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Poolesville (about 500 feet away); Poolesville (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Poolesville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Beallsville (approx. 2.3 miles away); Warren Historic Site (approx. 3.2 miles away); White’s Ford (approx. 3.3 miles away); Washington's Farm (approx. 3.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Poolesville.
 
Marker at Front of Church Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, March 7, 2010
2. Marker at Front of Church
The plaque is to the right of the doorway.
 
 
St. Peter's Church Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, March 7, 2010
3. St. Peter's Church
 
 
St. Peter's Church Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, March 7, 2010
4. St. Peter's Church
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 394 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
 
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