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Deal Island in Somerset County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Joshua Thomas

1776-1853

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 31, 2013
1. Joshua Thomas Marker
Inscription. Born Potato Neck, Somerset County. Named “Parson of the Islands” by British Troops at Tangier Island. As their Pastor predicted their defeat at Baltimore, 1814. Spread Methodism on Tangier, Deal, Saxis and Spring Islands. Buried beside this chapel which bears his name.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 9.298′ N, 75° 56.916′ W. Marker is in Deal Island, Maryland, in Somerset County. Marker is on Deal Island Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Deal Island MD 21821, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry's Beach (approx. 3.6 miles away); Roaring Point Park (approx. 8 miles away); a different marker also named Roaring Point Park (approx. 8 miles away); Gen. Arnold Elzey C.S.A. (approx. 8.3 miles away); Saint Stephen's Church Coventry Parish (approx. 9.1 miles away); "Bloomsbury" (approx. 9.1 miles away); Searching for Water (approx. 11.5 miles away); Whitehaven (approx. 11.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War of 1812
 
Joshua Thomas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 31, 2013
2. Joshua Thomas Marker
The marker is in front of St. John's Church
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By Don Morfe, May 31, 2013
3. Joshua Thomas Marker
St. John's Methodist Church and Joshua Thomas Chapel located behind the church.
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By Don Morfe, May 31, 2013
4. Joshua Thomas Marker
(top plaque) To the glory of God, in Memory of Joshua Thomas, Parson of the Islands. 1776-1850 (bottom plaque) Joshua Thomas Chapel, refurbished and rededicated to the Glory of God 2000-2003
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By Don Morfe, May 31, 2013
5. Joshua Thomas Marker
Joshua Thomas Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 31, 2013
6. Joshua Thomas Chapel
Markers are located on the front on the right side.
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By Don Morfe, May 31, 2013
7. Joshua Thomas Marker
Joshua Thomas grave marker located in St John's Cemetery and it is near the Chapel that bears his name.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 586 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 8, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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