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Fort Washington in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Prince George’s County

St. John's Church

 

— Erected 1723 —

 
Prince George's County - St. John's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 1, 2004
1. Prince George's County - St. John's Church Marker
Inscription.  
(King George's Parish Established 1692)
Credible evidence and honest
tradition record that
Washington
attended services here on
numerous occasions.

 
Erected 1932 by St. John's Church Congregation, George Washington Bi-Centennial.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the George Washington Slept Here series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1723.
 
Location. 38° 45.399′ N, 77° 0.013′ W. Marker is in Fort Washington, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Broad Creek Church Road, 0.1 miles south of Oxon Hill Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on the grounds of the church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9801 Livingston Road, Fort Washington MD 20744, 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. 40 Members of the Col. John Addison Family (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Broad Creek Historic District (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of Silesia School (approx. 1.3
St. John's Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, November 2007
2. St. John's Church and Marker
St. John's Church, Broad Creek Historic District, Prince George's County, MD
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miles away); Fort Foote (approx. 1.6 miles away); “Coach” James W. Crawford (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Foote (approx. 1.7 miles away); King's Depression Carriage (approx. 1.7 miles away); Northwest Bastion (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Washington.
 
St. John's Church image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, December 1, 2004
3. St. John's Church
Old St. John's Church<br>Piscataway Parish<br>Broad Creek image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
4. Old St. John's Church
Piscataway Parish
Broad Creek
From One Hundred Years Ago; or The Life and Times of Rev Walter Dulany Addison 1769-1848 by Elizabeth Hesselius Murray 1895.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,189 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on December 18, 2007, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   3. submitted on November 18, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   4. submitted on January 9, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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