Croom in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Bishop Thomas John Claggett
1743 -- 1816
First Episcopal Bishop
Consecrated in the United States
First Chaplain of the U.S. Senate
"How awesome is the dawn sky above the hills of Croom... it makes my heart sing 'Praised Be God'"
Erected by St. Thomas Church.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Government & Politics.
Location. 38° 44.879′ N, 76° 45.491′ W. Marker is in Croom, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on St. Thomas Church Rd 0.1 miles east of Croom Rd (County Route 382). Located on south side of church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14300 St Thomas Church Rd, Upper Marlboro MD 20772, 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. St. Thomas' Parish Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Enemy Bluff (about 300 feet away); St. Simon's Mission, 1896 (about 400 feet away); St. Simon's Episcopal Mission (about 600 feet away); Croom Bellefields (approx. one mile away); Shaded Reprieve (approx. 2.4 miles away); Columbia Air Center (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Croom.
Also see . . .
1. St. Thomas Church Rectory, Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties. (Submitted on August 11, 2019.)
2. History of St. Thomas Parish Church. (Submitted on August 11, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2019. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 11, 2019. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.