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Rectory of Old St. Paulís Parish

 
 
Rectory of Old St. Paul's Parish Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 16, 2007
1. Rectory of Old St. Paul's Parish Marker
Inscription.  Incorporated 1692, 37 years before Baltimore Town itself, St. Paulís moved to this vicinity in 1731. It was Cityís first place of public worship. this rectory, the “parsonage on the hill” built 1788–1791 on half acre lot given by Col. John Eager Howard replaced earlier house at present location of Fidelity Building, Charles and Lexington Streets. The Church at Charles and Saratoga Streets designed by Richard Upjohn in 1854 is fourth on Baltimore original “Lot 19.”
 
Erected 1976 by Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Maryland.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1692.
 
Location. 39° 17.588′ N, 76° 36.997′ W. Marker is in Downtown in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is at the intersection of Cathedral Street and Saratoga Street on Cathedral Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brownís Arcade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Latrobe House (about 300 feet away); Creating an American Culture: The Golden Age of Baltimore
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By William Pfingsten, September 16, 2007
2. St. Paul's Rectory
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(about 400 feet away); St. Alphonsus Parish World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (about 400 feet away); James Cardinal Gibbons Monument (about 400 feet away); Women's Industrial Exchange (about 400 feet away); Moving Up To Cathedral Hill: Three Centuries of Change (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,365 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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