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Sunderland in Calvert County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

The First All Saints Church

The First All Saints Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, November 6, 2007
1. The First All Saints Church Marker
Inscription.  Authorized in 1692 by the Maryland Assembly the first All Saints (log) Church was built near this site "at the cross-roads of the Severn Ridge Path and the road leading to Coxtown" on land donated by early French Huguenot settler Thomas Hilleary (Hilliere). Later in 1696 Thomas Hilleary became High Sheriff of Prince Georges County which was formed in 1695 out of upper Calvert County.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1692.
Location. 38° 39.805′ N, 76° 36.331′ W. Marker is in Sunderland, Maryland, in Calvert County. Marker is on Lower Marlboro Road (Maryland Route 262) 0.2 miles Southern Maryland Boulevard (Maryland Route 4), on the right when traveling east. Marker is about 100 feet from the roadway on the driveway to All Saints Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sunderland MD 20689, 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. All Saints Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harriet Elizabeth Brown (approx.
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0.9 miles away); Calvert County (approx. 2.7 miles away); A County in Ruin (approx. 2.7 miles away); Railroad Bed (approx. 3.4 miles away); Forest Edges (approx. 3.7 miles away); Tree Canopy (approx. 3.7 miles away); Watershed (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sunderland.
Additional commentary.
1. Thomas Hilleary was not a French Huguenot
Thomas Hilleary (my 9th Great Grandfather) was not a French Huguenot. He was English, born in 1620 in Essex England, the only son of Chamberlin Hilleary.
    — Submitted January 24, 2023, by Thomas Hilleary of Lenexa, Kansas.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,220 times since then and 100 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 11, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.

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Sep. 29, 2023