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Lothian in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Saint James’ Church

Old Herring Creek Parish

 
 
Saint James' Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 31, 2003
1. Saint James' Church Marker
Inscription.  The first church on this site was built, 1695, and the present structure was completed 1765. The Reverend Henry Hall (1675–1722) served as the first rector, 1698-1722. From 1786–1792 Saint James’ was the home parish of Thomas John Claggett (1743–1816), first Protestant and Episcopal Bishop of Maryland and first to be consecrated in America.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era.
 
Location. 38° 47.387′ N, 76° 35.921′ W. Marker is in Lothian, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Solomons Island Road (Maryland Route 2) 0.3 miles north of Bay Front Road (Maryland Route 258), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lothian MD 20711, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Anne and Christopher Birckhead (within shouting distance of this marker); The Town of Herrington: Unearthing the Origins of South County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Birds of Prey
Other markers on the site image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 31, 2003
2. Other markers on the site
(approx. 2.1 miles away); Outnumbered (approx. 2.1 miles away); Wildlife You May See (approx. 2.2 miles away); Chesapeake Bay Wetlands (approx. 2.2 miles away); Portland Manor (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pvt. Benjamin Welch Owens (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lothian.
 
Saint James’ Church Marker as seen along State Road 2, looking north image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 4, 2010
3. Saint James’ Church Marker as seen along State Road 2, looking north
Wide angle shot of the marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
4. Wide angle shot of the marker
Saint James' Church image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 31, 2003
5. Saint James' Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,339 times since then and 111 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on March 7, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on April 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   5. submitted on October 25, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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