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Rectory of Old St. Paulís Parish

 
 
Rectory of Old St. Paul's Parish Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 16, 2007
1. Rectory of Old St. Paul's Parish Marker
Inscription. Incorporated 1692, 37 years before Baltimore Town itself, St. Paulís moved to this vicinity in 1731. It was Cityís first place of public worship. this rectory, the “parsonage on the hill” built 1788–1791 on half acre lot given by Col. John Eager Howard replaced earlier house at present location of Fidelity Building, Charles and Lexington Streets. The Church at Charles and Saratoga Streets designed by Richard Upjohn in 1854 is fourth on Baltimore original “Lot 19.”
 
Erected 1976 by Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Maryland.
 
Location. 39° 17.588′ N, 76° 36.997′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is at the intersection of Cathedral Street and Saratoga Street on Cathedral Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brownís Arcade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John H. B. Latrobe House (about 300 feet away); Creating an American Culture: The Golden Age of Baltimore (about 400 feet away); St. Alphonsus Parish World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away);
St. Paul's Rectory image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, September 16, 2007
2. St. Paul's Rectory
James Cardinal Gibbons Monument (about 400 feet away); Women's Industrial Exchange (about 400 feet away); Moving Up To Cathedral Hill: Three Centuries of Change (about 400 feet away); Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,147 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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