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Near Queenstown in Queen Anne's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. Peter’s Church

(Roman Catholic)

 
 
St. Peter's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 19, 2007
1. St. Peter's Church Marker
Inscription.  Congregation first organized c 1639 on nearby Kent Island by Rev. John Altham, S.J. St. Peter’s was established Feb. 3, 1765, by Rev. Joseph Mosely, S.J. of St. Joseph’s, Talbot County. A 1760 bequest of 50 pounds from Edward Neale of “Bowlingly” provided 1½-acre lot here, on which brick chapel was built before 1784. (Demolished 1960.) Part of present structure begun 1823 by Rev. James Moynihan, completed 1827 by Rev. Peter Veulemans. The aspe, nave and vestibule are major additions 1877 under Rev. Edward Henchy.
 
Erected 1976 by Ladies of St. Peter’s Altar and Rosary Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionColonial Era.
 
Location. 38° 58.654′ N, 76° 8′ W. Marker is near Queenstown, Maryland, in Queen Anne's County. Marker is on U.S. 50 half a mile west of Bloomingdale Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Queenstown MD 21658, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
St. Peter's Church image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 19, 2007
2. St. Peter's Church
flies. “Bloomingdale” (approx. 0.8 miles away); Historic Points (approx. 0.9 miles away); War in the Chesapeake (approx. 1.6 miles away); Surprise at Queenstown (approx. 1.6 miles away); Colonial Courthouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); Queenstown (approx. 1.6 miles away); Bowlingly (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Bowlingly (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queenstown.
 
Statue of St. Peter in Churchyard. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 19, 2007
3. Statue of St. Peter in Churchyard.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,389 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on January 26, 2019, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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