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New Windsor in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Evans House, 1764

Methodist Land Mark

 
 
John Evans House 1764 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
1. John Evans House 1764 Marker
Inscription.  First convert lived here 1764–1827, first class met here 1768–1809, first preacher Robert Strawbridge, first bishop Francis Asbury, preached here.

Bicentenary of Methodism, 1962.
 
Erected by 1962 Baltimore Conference Methodist Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraLandmarks. In addition, it is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1827.
 
Location. 39° 31.618′ N, 77° 5.255′ W. Marker is in New Windsor, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker can be reached from Wilt Road. Marker is located on building on Robert Strawbridge Shrine grounds. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Windsor MD 21776, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bell from Brick Church (a few steps from this marker); Robert Strawbridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth Piper Strawbridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Summer Kitchen
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of American Methodism (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Strawbridge House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Strawbridge Shrine (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Strawbridge Shrine (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Windsor.
 
John Evans House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
2. John Evans House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,781 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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