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Rock Presbyterian Church

 
 
Rock Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
1. Rock Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1720 in North Milford Hundred, Cecil County, Maryland. First called New Erection on the Branches of Elk River, then Elk River Church, Great Elk, upper Elk and, since 1793, Rock. Present church erected 1761 remodeled in 1844 and 1900.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1720.
 
Location. 39° 42.064′ N, 75° 53.151′ W. Marker is near Elkton, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is at the intersection of Telegraph Road (Route 273) and Rock Church Road, on the left when traveling east on Telegraph Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elkton MD 21921, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Big Elk Chapel (approx. 2˝ miles away); “New Munster” (approx. 3 miles away); Wilna (approx. 4.2 miles away); Thomas McKean (approx. 4.7 miles away in Pennsylvania); Historic East Nottingham Tanyard (approx. 4.9 miles away); Calvert Village
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(approx. 5.1 miles away); Brick Meeting House (approx. 5.1 miles away); In Memory of the Unknown Soldiers (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkton.
 
Rock Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
2. Rock Presbyterian Church
Why is it called Rock Church? image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
3. Why is it called Rock Church?
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,385 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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