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Near Easton in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Peachblossom Meetinghouse

 
 
Peachblossom Meetinghouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
1. Peachblossom Meetinghouse Marker
Inscription. Built 1880, by people of Swedenberg, Lutheran, Methodist and Brethren Faiths near Peachblossom Creek and used by each denomination every fourth Sunday. The building originally known as Peachblossom Meetinghouse, was so named because the first peach trees in Maryland were planted near this site. Now known as Little Round Top Church, it is owned solely by the Church of the Brethren.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 43.999′ N, 76° 4.106′ W. Marker is near Easton, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is on U.S. 50 0.2 miles south of Maryland Route 322, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Easton MD 21601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Canterbury Mannor” (approx. 2.1 miles away); Third Haven (approx. 2.3 miles away); Robert Morris, Sr. (approx. 2.6 miles away); Old White Marsh Episcopal Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); “Hole-in-the-Wall” (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bracing for an Attack (approx. 2.8 miles away); Vietnam War (approx. 2.9 miles away); To the Talbot Boys (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
 
Also see . . .
Peachblossom Meetinghouse image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
2. Peachblossom Meetinghouse
This unusual 6 sided structure was once shared by four denominations.
 The Swedenborgian Church. Swedenberg on the marker refers to the Swedenborgian Church. This link gives some background on this little known demonination. (Submitted on November 5, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Notable Buildings
 
Interior of Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
3. Interior of Meeting House
Peachblossom Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
4. Peachblossom Cemetery
The Meetinghouse has a small cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,529 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 5, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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