“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Beltsville in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Ebenezer Meeting House

First Methodist Episcopal Church in Beltsville, Maryland

Ebenezer Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dudeindacorner, April 14, 2007
1. Ebenezer Meeting House Marker
Inscription.  In 1836, trustees of the Methodist Episcopal Church purchased one acre of land at this location from Evan Shaw, a Plantation Owner, at a cost of ten dollars.

Ebenezer Meeting House was built on this location and was in use until about 1861. A cemetery was located near the log meeting house. Several gravesites still remain.
Erected 1986 by the Prince George’s County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
Location. 39° 3.054′ N, 76° 55.356′ W. Marker is in Beltsville, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Gunpowder Road and Powdermill Road (Maryland Route 212), on the right when traveling north on Old Gunpowder Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beltsville MD 20705, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Van Horn’s Tavern (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of Van Horn's Tavern (approx. 1½ miles away); Lee Family Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - West
Gravesites image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, February 7, 2008
2. Gravesites
Flat stones topped with white paint mark the gravesites, about 20 feet east of the historic marker.
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); Brown’s Tavern (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of Rhodes’ Tavern (approx. 1.9 miles away); Queen’s Chapel Methodist Church, Established 1868 (approx. 2½ miles away); When the Iron was Hot: African American Ironworkers of Muirkirk (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beltsville.
Gravesites image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, February 7, 2008
3. Gravesites
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2007, by Dudeindacorner of Laurel, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,364 times since then. Last updated on October 19, 2016. Photos:   1. submitted on April 14, 2007, by Dudeindacorner of Laurel, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on February 10, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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