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

Asbury United Methodist Church

 
 
Asbury United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 3, 2007
1. Asbury United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. The original sanctuary was built in 1829 on 1/2 acre of land purchased on September 12 for $50 from Sarah Stewart and Andrew Anderson. That building, constructed from lumber from trees cut from the lot, was moved to another location when the present building was constructed in 1848 by local carpenter Caleb Twilley. The steeple was added 1884, built by Benjamin F. Messick and Peter A. Malone. The church was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in September, 1999. The cemetery is among the oldes in Wicomico County, in continuous use since the early 19th century.
 
Erected by Allen Histoical Society, Eastern Shore Heritage Committee.
 
Location. 38° 17.455′ N, 75° 41.445′ W. Marker is in Allen, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker is on Collins Wharf Road 0.1 miles from Allen Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Allen MD 21810, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Friendship United Methodist Church and Allen African American School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Green Hill Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); A Water Connection
Asbury United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 3, 2007
2. Asbury United Methodist Church
(approx. 4.5 miles away); Wicomico Wetlands (approx. 4.5 miles away); The Original Residents (approx. 4.6 miles away); An Apple a Day (approx. 4.6 miles away); Nature's Pasture (approx. 4.6 miles away); A Drop to Drink (approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 989 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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