Poolesville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Historic St. Paul Community Church
The original church, The Sugarland Forest Methodist Episcopal, was rebuilt as a community hall in 1930. Other earlier names were Curtisville M.E. (1880) and Taylor's Chapel (1890).
This edifice, built in 1893 by W. Scott Beall, stands as a testimony and tribute to our heritage and founding families of this community, through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
"Blessings and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever, Amen." Rev. 7:12
Placed by the Descendants of Sugarland Forest Community
Erected 1996 by Descendants of Sugarland Forest Community.
Location. 39° 5.861′ N, 77° 22.979′ W. Marker is in Poolesville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14730 Sugarland Rd, 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. Planetary Radio Emissions Discovery Site (approx. 1.3 miles away); Seneca Schoolhouse (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Historic Seneca Schoolhouse (approx. 2.1 miles away); Seneca Mill (approx. 2.6 miles away); Seneca Store (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Seneca Store (approx. 2.6 miles away); Seneca (approx. 2.6 miles away); Rowser’s Ford (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poolesville.
Also see . . .
1. Sugarland Ethno History Project. (Submitted on July 4, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. St. Paul's Community Church and Cemetery, 1893. Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties, (pdf) (Submitted on July 5, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
3. Dedication of Historic Plaque. "An historic plaque was placed on the site of the 125-year old St.Paul Community Church on Sugarland Lane in Dawsonville on December 7." -- Poolesville Community News, December 20, 1996. (Submitted on July 5, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches, Etc. •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 441 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on July 4, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.