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Garrison Forest Church

(St. Thomas Parish)

 
 
Garrison Forest Church (St. Thomas Parish) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, 08-12-2007
1. Garrison Forest Church (St. Thomas Parish) Marker
Inscription.  A frontier parish church authorized by Act of Assembly 1742 as “a Chapel of Ease for the Forest Inhabitants” of Saint Paul’s Parish (Baltimore). Reverend Thomas Craddock inducted as first minister January 14, 1745.
 
Erected 1936 by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionColonial Era. A significant historical date for this entry is January 14, 1746.
 
Location. 39° 24.824′ N, 76° 46.306′ W. Marker is in Garrison, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of Reisterstown Road (Route 140) and St. Thomas Lane, on the right when traveling north on Reisterstown Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Owings Mills MD 21117, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of William Maxwell Wood, MD (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hodgepodge Lodge for a New Generation (approx. 1.4 miles away); Trentham Mansion (approx. 1½ miles away); Trentham (approx. 1½ miles away);
St. Thomas Church and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, 08-12-2007
2. St. Thomas Church and Cemetery
The cemetery contains the graves of many prominent people of the area, many dating back to the 1700's. Most of the older markers are unreadable.
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VFW War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Maryland State Veterans Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lieutenant Milton Ernest Ricketts Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial at Maryland State Veterans Cemetery-Garrison Forest (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
Grave of Samuel Owings image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, 08-12-2007
3. Grave of Samuel Owings
Samuel Owings was a sucessful miller and Owings Mills was named for him.
Grave of William Stacey image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, 08-12-2007
4. Grave of William Stacey
To the memory of William Stacey. Died this 19th Day of January 1794. Aged 52 years. Afflictions sore // Long time I bore // Physicians were in vain // Till God did please and // Death did cease // To ease me of my pain.
Other Old Grave Markers in St. Thomas Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, 08-12-2007
5. Other Old Grave Markers in St. Thomas Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,741 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 13, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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