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Old Otterbein Church

 
 
Old Otterbein Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris Nelson, June 1, 2008
1. Old Otterbein Church Marker
Inscription. "Mother Church" of the United Brethren in Christ. First chapel erected 1771, present edifice, 1785. Burial place of the denomination's founder, Philip Wilhelm Otterbein, pastor, 1774-1813. Lovely Lane Chapel, "Mother Church of American Methodism," organized on this site, 1772.
 
Erected 1970 by The Commission on Archives and History.
 
Location. 39° 17.062′ N, 76° 37.044′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is at the intersection of West Conway Street and South Sharp Street, on the right when traveling west on West Conway Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 W Conway St, Baltimore MD 21201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Great Railroad Strike of 1877 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wrestling in Maryland (about 700 feet away); Baltimore Riot Trail (about 700 feet away); Baltimore Regional Trail (about 700 feet away); Richard H. Trainor (about 700 feet away); On to Yorktown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Babe’s Dream (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wilkens Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Also see . . .  History of Old Otterbein Church. (Submitted on November 14, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2008, by Chris Nelson of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 987 times since then and 44 times this year. Last updated on November 14, 2008, by Chris Nelson of Baltimore, Maryland. Photo   1. submitted on November 14, 2008, by Chris Nelson of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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