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Preston in Caroline County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Frazier’s Chapel

Preston, Maryland, 1785

 
 
Site of Frazier's Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
1. Site of Frazier's Chapel Marker
Inscription.  Built by Rev. Freeborn Garrettson and Captain William Frazier. Early Methodist pastors included Jesse Lee, Joseph Everette and Bishops Francis Asbury and John Emory. Remodeled and named Bethesda 1849. Present church built 1875. Rebuilt 1958.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
 
Location. 38° 42.792′ N, 75° 54.53′ W. Marker is in Preston, Maryland, in Caroline County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Maryland Route 331) and Harmony Road (Maryland Route 16), on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Preston MD 21655, 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. Preston (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Linchester Mill (approx. one mile away); The Underground Railroad (approx. one mile away); Linchester (approx. one
Bethesda United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
2. Bethesda United Methodist Church
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mile away); a different marker also named Linchester Mill (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mt. Pleasant M. E. Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Leverton House (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Preston.
 
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Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
3. Bethesda Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,497 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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Aug. 18, 2022