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Salisbury in Wicomico County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wicomico Presbyterian Church

 
 
Wicomico Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
1. Wicomico Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. On March 12, 1672, Somerset County granted Presbyterians permission to conduct regular services on the Wicomico River. The first church located six miles down river, was one of five churches organized by Francis Mackemie in 1683. It moved to Rockawalkin, 1742, and to Salisbury, 1830. Present sanctuary built 1859.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 22.043′ N, 75° 35.947′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker is on Broad Street 0.1 miles west of Poplar Hill Ave., on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury MD 21802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Newtown Historic District (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wye Oak Seedling (about 600 feet away); The General Humphreys Cannon (about 700 feet away); Historic Byrd Tavern (about 700 feet away); Gen. John Henry Winder, C.S.A. (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Great Salisbury Fire (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Peter's Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles H. Chipman Cultural Center (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Also see . . .
Wicomico Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
2. Wicomico Presbyterian Church
 Francis Makemie, wikipedia entry. There are two spellings of Francis Mackamie (Makemie) name. This was not uncommon in the 17th century. (Submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable Persons
 
Wicomico Presbyterian Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
3. Wicomico Presbyterian Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,343 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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