Upper Marlboro in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Thomas John Claggett, D.D.
First Bishop consecrated in the United States, at Trinity Church, New York City by Bishop Seabury of Connecticut.
He organized this (Trinity) church 1810.
Born near Nottingham, October 3, 1743; died at "Croom" August 3, 1816.
Erected by State Roads Commission.
Location. 38° 48.893′ N, 76° 45.175′ W. Marker is in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Church Street 0.1 miles west of Water Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Upper Marlboro MD 20772, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. British Disgrace (a few steps from this marker); Baltimore-Southern Maryland Trunk Line (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marlborough (about 500 feet away); The Site of the Residence of Dr. William Beanes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of John Carroll (approx. 0.2 miles away); Archbishop John Carroll (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marlboro Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); This White Oak Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Upper Marlboro.
Also see . . . Trinity Church History (Submitted on February 20, 2012, by Raymond C. Wockley of Upper Marlboro, Maryland.)
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