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Cheltenham in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Church of the Atonement, 1875

St. Thomas' Episcopal Parish

 
 
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By F. Robby, January 6, 2009
1. Church of the Atonement, 1875 Marker
Inscription.  Here a "Carpenter Gothic" church was consecrate July 1875 by Bishop William Pinkney of Maryland. Built on land purchased by Enoch Pratt, formerly Thomas F. Bowie's estate "Cheltenham" and William Talbert's "Finches Discovery". Bell tower constructed in the 1880s in memory of Rev. Samuel R. Gordon, rector 1853-1882. Cemetery laid off 1884. Regular services discontinued November 1925, church deconsecrated and torn down 1947. John Thomas Eversfield (1833-1885), beloved local physician, is buried here.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 38° 44.055′ N, 76° 49.455′ W. Marker is in Cheltenham, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Frank Tippett Road 0.1 miles east of Crain Highway (U.S. 301), on the left when traveling south. Marker is at the end of paved road, across the railroad tracks. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cheltenham MD 20623, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies.
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By F. Robby, January 6, 2009
2. Church of the Atonement, 1875 Marker
Cheltenham United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Airy (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bellefields (approx. 2.7 miles away); Stables/Tack House (approx. 2.8 miles away); Slaves’ Infirmary [on His Lordship’s Kindness] (approx. 3.2 miles away); His Lordship’s Kindness (approx. 3.4 miles away); T.B. (approx. 3˝ miles away); St. Simon's Episcopal Mission (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Church of the Atonement Cemetery, Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties. (Submitted on August 8, 2019.)
 
Church of the Atonement, 1875 Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, January 6, 2009
3. Church of the Atonement, 1875 Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 963 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 28, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
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