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Bishop Thomas John Claggett

 
 
Bishop Thomas John Claggett Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, June 24, 2019
1. Bishop Thomas John Claggett Marker
Viewing marker from west.
Inscription.  

1743 -- 1816
First Episcopal Bishop
Consecrated in the United States
First Chaplain of the U.S. Senate
In Washington
"How awesome is the dawn sky above the hills of Croom... it makes my heart sing 'Praised Be God'"
 
Erected by St. Thomas Church.
 
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 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bellefields (approx. one mile away); Shaded Reprieve
Bishop Thomas John Claggett Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, June 24, 2019
2. Bishop Thomas John Claggett Marker
Viewing marker from west.
(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.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraGovernment & Politics
 
Enemy Bluff marker in foreground & St. Thomas Parish Church marker in background. image. Click for full size.
By David Lassman, May 11, 2008
3. Enemy Bluff marker in foreground & St. Thomas Parish Church marker in background.
Viewing marker from west.
Bishop Thomas John Claggett Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, June 24, 2019
4. Bishop Thomas John Claggett Marker
Viewing marker from west.
Bishop Thomas John Claggett Marker & St. Thomas Church exterior. image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, June 24, 2019
5. Bishop Thomas John Claggett Marker & St. Thomas Church exterior.
Viewing marker from west.
St. Thomas Church entrance sign. image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, June 24, 2019
6. St. Thomas Church entrance sign.
Viewing marker from south.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2019. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 11, 2019. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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