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Odenton in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Epiphany Episcopal Chapel and Church House

 
 
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By F. Robby, October 26, 2007
1. Epiphany Episcopal Chapel and Church House Marker
Inscription. Only known World War I chapel in the United States. Consecrated in 1918 to minister to the soldiers at Camp Meade and serve as permanent mission in the village of Odenton. Designed in the Arts and Crafts style by Riggin Buckler. Used by all denominations as church and guest house, with offices for five chaplains, living and dining room, kitchen, and dormitory to house doughboys and visiting family members.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 39° 5.238′ N, 76° 42.517′ W. Marker is in Odenton, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is at the intersection of Odenton Road and Morgan Road, on the right when traveling east on Odenton Road. Touch for map. Marker is on chapel grounds, about 100 feet east of intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Odenton MD 21113, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Patton's Headquarters (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Tank School and Tank Corps (approx. 0.9 miles away); School for Bakers and Cooks (approx. one mile away); Eisenhower's Quarters (approx.
Epiphany Episcopal Chapel image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, October 26, 2007
2. Epiphany Episcopal Chapel
one mile away); 85th Medical Battalion Avenue (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Franklin Cantonment (approx. 1.1 miles away); Post Hospital (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hodges Hall (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Site description from the Maryland Historical Trust. (Submitted on March 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.MilitaryNotable BuildingsWar, World I
 
Epiphany Episcopal Chapel image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby
3. Epiphany Episcopal Chapel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,563 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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