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Calvert in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brick Meeting House

 
 
Brick Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
1. Brick Meeting House Marker
Inscription.  
William Penn set aside lot no. 30 (500 acres) of the “Nottingham Lots” in 1702 for a “common” and site of a “meeting house” as a bold move in the boundary line dispute with Lord Baltimore. It has been continuously used since the first log meeting house was erected in 1709.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1702.
 
Location. 39° 42.037′ N, 75° 58.925′ W. Marker is in Calvert, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Brick Meeting House Road, 0.2 miles west of Maryland Route 272, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rising Sun MD 21911, 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. In Memory of the Unknown Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Calvert Village (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic East Nottingham Tanyard (approx. ¼ mile away); Brown's Water Corn and Grist Mill (approx. 1.1 miles away);
Quaker Brick Meeting House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
2. Quaker Brick Meeting House
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American Bison (approx. 1.1 miles away); Koi (approx. 1.1 miles away); Sheep (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Nottingham Lots (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Brick Meeting House, (East Nottingham Friends Meeting House). Maryland Historical Trust Architectural Survey File (Submitted on March 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 

2. Brick Meetinghouse. Cecil County Maryland Churches website entry (Submitted on June 24, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Quaker Brick Meeting House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
3. Quaker Brick Meeting House
Brick Meeting House in Autumn image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jayne Larion, Oct 2005
4. Brick Meeting House in Autumn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 4,381 times since then and 31 times this year. Last updated on December 31, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4. submitted on November 9, 2007, by Jayne Larion of Grand Blanc, Michigan. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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Feb. 4, 2023