Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Warwick in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. Francis Xavier Church

“Old Bohemia”

 
 
St. Francis Xavier Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 6, 2007
1. St. Francis Xavier Church Marker
Inscription. → 2 Miles → Founded 1704 by Rev. Thomas Mansell, S.J., one of the earliest permanent Catholic establishments in the English Colonies.

Bohemia Academy Founded 1745 by Rev. Thomas Pulton, S.J. attended by Charles Carroll of Carrollton, a signed of the Declaration of Independence, and his cousin John Carroll, first Catholic Bishop in the U.S.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 25.006′ N, 75° 46.702′ W. Marker is in Warwick, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is at the intersection of Cecilton-Warwick Road (Maryland Route 282) and Church Road, on the left on Cecilton-Warwick Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Warwick MD 21912, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Washington ( about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Rumsey ( approx. mile away); Colonists' Wrought Iron Cross ( approx. 2 miles away); “Worsell Mannor” ( approx. 2.7 miles away); Union Lodge No. 5 A.F.&A.M. ( approx. 3.7 miles away in Delaware); Three Welsh Members
St. Francis Xavier Church image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 6, 2007
2. St. Francis Xavier Church
( approx. 3.7 miles away in Delaware); This Tree Was Living When William Penn Came to Pennsylvania ( approx. 3.7 miles away in Delaware); Old St. Anne's ( approx. 3.7 miles away in Delaware). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warwick.
 
More about this marker. This marker reads the same as the one on Augustine Herman Highway Rt 213 and marks the second route to the church.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,601 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement