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Poolesville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. Peter's Church

 
 
St. Peter's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 7, 2010
1. St. Peter's Church Marker
Inscription.
Ad Gloriam Dei
St. Peter's Church
Founded as Monocacy Chapel, a Chapel of Ease. Upon a site two and one half miles North of this point about 1737.

The First Church West of the Great Seneca Creek in the Province of Maryland.

This Structure was begun in 1845 in what was Prince George's Parish, 1726-1742. All Saints' Parish, 1742-1770. Eden Parish, 1770-1792. And from that time, St. Peter's Parish.

Erected by the Montgomery County Historical Society at the Centennial Celebration of the Completion of this Church, the Feast of St. Peter, 1947.
 
Erected 1947 by the Montgomery County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 8.78′ N, 77° 25.158′ W. Marker is in Poolesville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Whites Ferry Road (State Highway 107), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Poolesville MD 20837, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Civil War at Poolesville (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Poolesville (about 500 feet away); Poolesville (about 800 feet away); The Old Bank Building
Marker at Front of Church image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 7, 2010
2. Marker at Front of Church
The plaque is to the right of the doorway.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Poolesville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Beallsville (approx. 2.3 miles away); In Loving Memory (approx. 2.3 miles away); African American Soldiers from Montgomery County (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poolesville.
 
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St. Peter's Church image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 7, 2010
3. St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 7, 2010
4. St. Peter's Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 710 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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