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Wye Mills in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Wye Episcopal Church

 
 
Old Wye Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
1. Old Wye Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. Only remaining Anglican Church in Talbot County. Built 1721 as a Chapel-of-Ease by donations of 60,000 pounds of tobacco and 100 pounds sterling. Originally named St. Luke’s, it was a place of worship until 1829. Reconstructed in 1854, but later fell into disrepair until restored in 1949 to original design with high box pews, hanging side pulpit and gallery with original Royal Arms.
 
Erected by Vestry of Old Wye Episcopal Church and Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 56.21′ N, 76° 4.753′ W. Marker is in Wye Mills, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is on Maryland Route 662 0.2 miles south of Maryland Route 404, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wye Mills MD 21679, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wye Oak * National Champion White Oak ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Wye Oak House ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Wye Grist Mill ( approx. 0.4 miles away); A Brief History of the Mill ( approx. 0.4 miles away); So, How Does a Mill Work? ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Wye Grist Mill and Museum
Old Wye Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
2. Old Wye Cemetery
( approx. 0.4 miles away); Chesapeake College ( approx. 1.3 miles away); “Cheston on Wye” ( approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wye Mills.
 
Also see . . .  History of Old Wye Church. (Submitted on November 1, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Old Wye Church image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
3. Old Wye Church
Old Wye Church image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, October 22, 2007
4. Old Wye Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,460 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 25, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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