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Cumberland in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Town Clock Church

Cornerstone June 1, 1848

 
 
Town Clock Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, September 1, 2019
1. Town Clock Church Marker
Inscription.  
Built by Old German Lutherians
now owned by
First Christian Congregation
Clock awarded by town in contest
National Register of Historic Places

 
Erected 1980 by The Preservation Society of Allegany County, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is June 1, 1848.
 
Location. 39° 39.419′ N, 78° 45.647′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on Bedford Street, 0.2 miles south of Linden Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 326 Bedford Street, Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Metropolitan A.M.E. Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Wright Butler House (about 700 feet away); Church of Saint Patrick (approx. 0.2 miles away); On This Site Catholic Education In Wesern Maryland Began (approx. ¼ mile away); First Mass On This Site
Town Clock Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, September 1, 2019
2. Town Clock Church
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Church of St. Patrick, Cumberland (approx. ¼ mile away); Francis Asbury Hall (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Aug. 18, 2022