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Salisbury in Wicomico County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wicomico Presbyterian Church

 
 
Wicomico Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
1. Wicomico Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  On March 12, 1672, Somerset County granted Presbyterians permission to conduct regular services on the Wicomico River. The first church located six miles down river, was one of five churches organized by Francis Mackemie in 1683. It moved to Rockawalkin, 1742, and to Salisbury, 1830. Present sanctuary built 1859.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1862.
 
Location. 38° 22.043′ N, 75° 35.947′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker is on Broad Street, 0.1 miles west of Poplar Hill Ave., on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury MD 21802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Newtown Historic District (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wye Oak Seedling (about 600 feet away); The General Humphreys Cannon (about 700 feet away); Historic Byrd Tavern (about 700
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feet away); F. Leonard Wailes Law Office (about 700 feet away); Lynching in America / Lynching in Wicomico County (about 700 feet away); The Great Salisbury Fire (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Peter's Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Also see . . .  Francis Makemie, wikipedia entry. There are two spellings of Francis Mackamie (Makemie) name. This was not uncommon in the 17th century. (Submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
Wicomico Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
2. Wicomico Presbyterian Church
Wicomico Presbyterian Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
3. Wicomico Presbyterian Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,763 times since then and 137 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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