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

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

(St. John’s Parish)

 
 
St. Paul's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
1. St. Paul's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  Established 1748 at nearby Tuckahoe Bridge in Queen Anne's County. Congregation built church here in 1768, but it fell into decline as influence of Methodism grew on Eastern Shore. Under guidance of Rev. Robert William Goldsborough, present Gothic revival structure was begun 1853, patterned after design of Richard Upjohn. Despite destructive windstorm, church was completed, consecrated in 1858.
 
Erected by Society of Colonial Wars and Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1748.
 
Location. 38° 54.95′ N, 75° 56.526′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, Maryland, in Caroline County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Maple Avenue, on the right on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro MD 21641, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.2 miles away); Forging Freedom from Places of Bondage (approx. half a mile away); The Beloved Tuckahoe Home of Frederick Douglass
St. Paul's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
2. St. Paul's Episcopal Church
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(approx. half a mile away); A Champion for Equality (approx. half a mile away); Honoring an American Hero (approx. 0.6 miles away); Slavery’s Arboretum (approx. 2.7 miles away); St. Joseph’s Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Tuckahoe Neck Meeting House (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,714 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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Jul. 5, 2022