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New Windsor in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Robert Strawbridge

 
 
Robert Strawbridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 27, 2004
1. Robert Strawbridge Marker
Inscription. ← The first preacher of Methodism in America. He formed at his house (still standing, 1938) one-half mile east of here the first Class and the first Society of American Methodism. He built the first log meeting house (1764) for Methodists in America (Marston Road).
 
Erected 1938 by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 31.847′ N, 77° 6.102′ W. Marker is in New Windsor, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Wakefield Valley Road and New Windsor Road (Maryland Route 31), on the right when traveling east on Wakefield Valley Road. Click for map. Marker is about 100 feet east of the intersection on Wakefield Valley Road (also known as Strawbridge Lane). Marker is in this post office area: New Windsor MD 21776, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maryland History-New Windsor (approx. 0.6 miles away); Robert Strawbridge House (approx. mile away); Birthplace of American Methodism (approx. mile away); John Evans House, 1764 (approx. 0.8 miles away); New Windsor (approx. 0.9 miles away); Strawbridge Log Meeting House Site (approx. 1.3 miles away); Methodist Historical Marker (approx. 2.8 miles away); “Pipe Creek Meeting” (approx. 4.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Windsor.
 
Related markers.
Log Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 27, 2004
2. Log Meeting House
Replica of the log meeting house on Marston Road (MD 407), about a half mile south of New Windsor Road (MD 31).
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Robert Strawbridge House image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 27, 2004
3. Robert Strawbridge House
Another marker stands next to the Robert Strawbridge House. The house is located on Strawbridge Lane .2 miles west of Wilt Road, and about 1.2 driving miles from the Robert Strawbridge marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,143 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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