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Near Port Republic in Calvert County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Christ Church

(Episcopal)

 

— 1672 —

 
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By F. Robby, June 25, 2007
1. Christ Church Marker
Inscription.  One of the original parishes of the Province of Maryland and Calvert County’s oldest continuously worshipping congregation, Christ Church began with a log church standing as early as 1672. Christ Church parish, 1692, included all the land south of Hunting Creek. The present church dates from 1772.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1672.
 
Location. 38° 29.638′ N, 76° 32.207′ W. Marker is near Port Republic, Maryland, in Calvert County. Marker is on Broomes Island Road (Route 264) 0.4 miles south of Solomons Island Road (Route 2 / 4), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Republic MD 20676, 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. One-Room School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); School #7 (about 500 feet away); Veitch’s Cove (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Garden of Remembrance (approx. 2.3 miles away); Turning Point
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By F. Robby, November 7, 2007
2. Christ Church
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(approx. 2.3 miles away); The St. Leonard Polling House (approx. 2.3 miles away); St. Leonard Polling House and Garden of Remembrance (approx. 2.3 miles away); Battle Creek Cypress Swamp (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Republic.
 
Christ Church image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 16, 2013
3. Christ Church
Date Plaque above the Door<br>Christ Church image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 16, 2013
4. Date Plaque above the Door
Christ Church
1772-1881
1906
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By Allen C. Browne, June 16, 2013
5. Christ Church Sign
1672 † 1692
Christ Church
Episcopal
Sundays 8:30 & 10am
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,675 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3, 4, 5. submitted on June 22, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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