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Near Bel Air in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Saint Ignatius Church

Hickory, Maryland

 
 
Saint Ignatius Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
1. Saint Ignatius Church Marker
Inscription.  Oldest Roman Catholic Church in continuous use in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Completed in 1792 by Sylvester Boarman, S.J., while in charge of the nearby Jesuit Mansion of St. Joseph at Priest’s Ford. Early pastors of the church served Charles Carroll of Carrollton and his neighbors in the Chapel of Doughoregan Manor, Howard County. St. Ignatius is the mother church of six others in Baltimore, Cecil and Harford Counties.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
 
Location. 39° 34.424′ N, 76° 21.288′ W. Marker is near Bel Air, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is at the intersection of Conowingo Road and Jarrettsville Road, on the right on Conowingo Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bel Air MD 21014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. MA & PA Heritage Trail (approx. 2.4 miles away); In Grateful Recognition (approx. 2.4 miles away); Historic Bel Air (approx. 2.4 miles away); Built 1898 Liriodendron
Saint Ignatius Church image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
2. Saint Ignatius Church
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(approx. 2.4 miles away); Frederick Ward Park (approx. 2½ miles away); Sacred to the Memory of the Men of Harford County (approx. 2½ miles away); The Norris House (approx. 2.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bel Air.
 
Church and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
3. Church and Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 5,633 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on June 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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