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Hillsboro in Caroline County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
St. Paulís Episcopal Church
(St. Johnís Parish)
 
St. Paul's Episcopal Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
1. St. Paul's Episcopal Church Marker
 
Inscription. Established 1748 at nearby Tuckahoe Bridge in Queen Anne's County. Congregation built church here in 1768, but it fell into decline as influence of Methodism grew on Eastern Shore. Under guidance of Rev. Robert William Goldsborough, present Gothic revival structure was begun 1853, patterned after design of Richard Upjohn. Despite destructive windstorm, church was completed, consecrated in 1858.
 
Erected by Society of Colonial Wars and Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 54.95′ N, 75° 56.526′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, Maryland, in Caroline County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Maple Avenue, on the right on Church Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro MD 21641, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.2 miles away); Neck Meeting House (approx. 5.6 miles away); Nest of Traitors (approx. 5.8 miles away); Steamboats on the Choptank River (approx. 5.8 miles away); Hubs of Activity (approx. 5.8 miles away); a different marker also named Frederick Douglass (approx. 6.1 miles away); Great Wars of World Conflict (approx. 6.2 miles away); On this spot Sept. 5, 1938 stood Franklin Delano Roosevelt (approx. 6.2 miles away).
 
St. Paul's Episcopal Church Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
2. St. Paul's Episcopal Church
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,225 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
 
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