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Accokeek in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Christ Episcopal Church Accokeek

Christ Episcopal Church Accokeek Marker Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, December 1, 2004
1. Christ Episcopal Church Accokeek Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1745 when it was declared by the General Assembly of Maryland to be the "lower chapel of ease" for King George's (Piscatoway) Parish, Christ Church was the outgrowth of a chapel established about 1698 by private contributions. In 1823 it received recognition as a "separate" congregation and in 1869 became the parish church of St. John's Parish. In 1856 this structure was destroyed by fire, but was rebuilt in 1857.
Erected 1978 by Prince George's County Historical Society.
Location. 38° 40.557′ N, 77° 1.257′ W. Marker is in Accokeek, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is at the intersection of Farmington Road and Bryan Point Road, on the left when traveling south on Farmington Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Accokeek MD 20607, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Calvert Manor (approx. 1.1 miles away); Firepower on the Potomac (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Mortar Battery (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Cisterns (approx. 2.5 miles away); Counterscarp Battery
Christ Episcopal Church Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, December 1, 2004
2. Christ Episcopal Church
(approx. 2.5 miles away); Caponiere (approx. 2.5 miles away); Water Battery (approx. 2.5 miles away); Shot and Shell (approx. 2.6 miles away).
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,054 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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