Snow Hill in Worcester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Church
has been placed on the
By the United States
Department of the Interior
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
Location. 38° 10.583′ N, 75° 23.642′ W. Marker is in Snow Hill, Maryland, in Worcester County. Marker is on W Market Street (Business U.S. 113), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 W Market Street, Snow Hill MD 21863, 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. Worcester County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Snow Hill Town (within shouting distance of this marker); 1917 1918 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1941 1946 (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Memorial Marker (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Korean War Memorial Marker (about The John Blair House (about 700 feet away); Askiminokonson (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Snow Hill.
Regarding Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Church. National Register of Historic Places:
Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Church (added 2008 - - #08001044)
103 Market St. , Snow Hill
♦ Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
♦ Architect, builder, or engineer: Pursell, Isaac
♦ Architectural Style: Gothic
♦ Area of Significance: Architecture
♦ Period of Significance: 1875-1899
♦ Historic Function: Funerary, Religion
Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church located in Snow Hill, Worcester County, Maryland. In 1883, for the 200th anniversary of the organization of the church, it was resolved to build a Makemie Memorial Church in honor of its founder, Reverend Francis Makemie (1658 – 1708). The present building designed by noted Philadelphia architect Isaac Pursell. It was started in 1887 and dedicated on June 29, 1890. It is a Gothic Revival structure, built of red brick with red sandstone trim. There are five beautiful memorial windows in the sanctuary
Maryland Senator Ephraim King Wilson II (1821 - 1891) is buried in the adjacent graveyard. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.(Wikipedia)
Also see . . . Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Church. The first English/Scottish Presbyterians to come to America settled on the Eastern Shore in what are now known as Somerset and Worcester counties. These settlers founded groups of “dissenters” and in 1680 invited aid from the Presbytery of London, England... (Submitted on December 11, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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