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Waterloo in Howard County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Trinity White Oak

(Seedling in 1768)

— Prayer of Dedication —

Trinity White Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, December 29, 2003
1. Trinity White Oak Marker
O glorious God, Whose perfect beauty
The wonderful design of all Thy work proclaim
Bless, we beseech Thee, this beautiful white oak,
Which we now name "The Trinity Oak"
And accept as Your gracious gift to this land
In remembrance of Your mighty power
Which extends throughout all creation;
And we ask that You continue to beautify this place
Of sanctuary with Your presence so that everything
That abides here will show forth Thy glory,
Through Jesus Christ, our Lord.
                                   John F. Hird, Rector
Dedicated on Trinity's Bicentennial Day,
Trinity Sunday, June 13, 1976.

Erected by Friends of Trinity and Maryland Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraEnvironment. A significant historical date for this entry is June 13, 1958.
Location. 39° 10.793′ N, 76° 46.186′ W. Marker is in Waterloo, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker is on Washington Boulevard (U.S. 1) 0.4 miles
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south of Meadowridge Road (Maryland Route 103), on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7474 Washington Blvd, Elkridge MD 21075, 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. Trinity on the Pike (here, next to this marker); Spurrier's Tavern (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Spurrier's Tavern (approx. one mile away); Welcome to Rockburn Branch Park (approx. 2.6 miles away); Site of Roadsend Gardens (approx. 2.8 miles away); Adam the First (approx. 3 miles away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Harmans (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterloo.
Trinity Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, December 29, 2003
2. Trinity Episcopal Church
The Trinity White Oak marker and another marker (Trinity on the Pike) are both on the grounds of the Trinity Episcopal Church.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,171 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 8, 2023