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Near Berlin in Worcester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. Martin's Church

 
 
St. Martin's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
1. St. Martin's Church Marker
Inscription.  Established around 1692 as a chapel-of-ease for Snow Hill Parish, and later, in 1744, designated as the principal church of Worcester Parish. The original frame building was replaced with this Georgian brick structure, completed in 1764.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust & Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionColonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1692.
 
Location. 38° 23.564′ N, 75° 12.267′ W. Marker is near Berlin, Maryland, in Worcester County. Marker is on US 113, 0.1 miles north of MD 589 Ocean Downs Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berlin MD 21811, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Corp. Isaiah Fassett (approx. 4˝ miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); Home of John G. Townsend, Jr. (approx. 4.7 miles away in Delaware); Renaissance Plaza (approx. 4.7 miles away); Salem United Methodist Church
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(approx. 4.7 miles away in Delaware); The Old Globe Theater (approx. 4.8 miles away); Ayres Building (approx. 4.8 miles away); Woody's Diner (approx. 4.9 miles away in Delaware). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berlin.
 
St. Martin's Church and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
2. St. Martin's Church and Cemetery
St. Martin's Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
3. St. Martin's Church
St. Martin's Church Pulpit image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, October 20, 2012
4. St. Martin's Church Pulpit
St. Martin's Church Marker, seen near US 113, along southbound access road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, October 20, 2012
5. St. Martin's Church Marker, seen near US 113, along southbound access road
St. Martin's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Pat Filippone, August 20, 2016
6. St. Martin's Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,983 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on October 24, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6. submitted on August 21, 2016, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California.

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