Near Randallstown in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Mt. Paran Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
Erected by the Maryland Historical Society In memory of Elder Conamore Burt. (Marker Number 222.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the American Presbyterian and Reformed Historic Sites series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 4, 1808.
Location. 39° 23.498′ N, 76° 50.143′ W. Marker is near Randallstown, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker can be reached from Liberty Road. The marker in front of the church and is closest to the rear entrance off Lyons Mill Road approximately 0.2 miles from Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10308 Liberty Road, Randallstown MD 21133, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Tavern (approx. 1.2 miles away); Soldiers Delight (approx. 1.6 miles away); Granite National Historic District (approx. 3.4 miles away); Garrison Forest Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Original Bell of the Franklin Academy (approx. 4.1 miles away); Original Cornerstone of the Franklin Senior High School (approx. 4.1 miles away); Hannah More Academy (approx. 4.2 miles away); In Memory of William Maxwell Wood, MD (approx. 4½ miles away).
Regarding Mt. Paran Presbyterian Church and Cemetery. Mt. Paran Presbyterian Church is one of 445 American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Sites registered between 1973 and 2003 by the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS), headquartered in Philadelphia. Approved sites received a metal plaque featuring John Calvin’s seal and the site’s registry number (PHS marker location unknown).
The following text is taken from the Presbyterian Historical Society website:
The oldest church in Baltimore Presbytery and the first Presbyterian church in Baltimore County, the Mt. Paran Presbyterian Church has its origins in the Patapsco Church which was established
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,981 times since then and 43 times this year. Last updated on August 21, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.