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Taylors Island in Dorchester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bethlehem Methodist Episcopal Church

Built 1787 - Rebuilt 1857

 
 
Bethlehem Methodist Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 4, 2007
1. Bethlehem Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. The original chapel was built on this site which was donated by Moses and Elizabeth LeCompte. The deed, dated September 15, 1787, is the oldest one on record for Methodist Episcopal Church land in Dorchester County. Both Bishop Francis Asbury and Reverend Freeborn Garrettson preached here.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher marker series.
 
Location. 38° 28.93′ N, 76° 18.959′ W. Marker is in Taylors Island, Maryland, in Dorchester County. Marker is on Hoopers Neck Road 1.5 miles north of Taylors Island Road (Maryland Route 16), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on opposite side of the road as the church. Marker is in this post office area: Taylors Island MD 21669, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chapel of Ease Old Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); First School House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Trapped (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Becky Phipps (approx. 1.5 miles away); Battle of the Ice Mound
Bethlehem Church image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 4, 2007
2. Bethlehem Church
(approx. 1.5 miles away); New Revived Church-Family & Faith Connections (approx. 2.3 miles away); Madison-Preparing for Freedom (approx. 5.3 miles away); Malone's Church-Ties that Bind (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Taylors Island.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,058 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
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