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Laurel in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. Philip's Episcopal Church

City of laurel Walking Tour

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2014
1. St. Philip's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. St. Philip's Church was built in 1848 through the efforts of Horace and Louisa Snowden Capron and Parishioners. It was probably the first building in Laurel designed by a professional Architect. It houses a bell from St. Paul's Church in Baltimore that rang to warn the approaching British in 1814. An old cemetery can be seen behind the church.
Site 18

 
Erected by Laurel Historical Society. (Marker Number 18.)
 
Location. 39° 6.449′ N, 76° 51.101′ W. Marker is in Laurel, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Main Street when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 564 Main Street, Laurel MD 20707, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A “Little Dam” Powers the Avondale Mill (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); First United Methodist Church of Laurel (about 700 feet away); An Angel Among US (about 700 feet away); Site of Laurel's Civil War Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); Patuxent River (approx. 0.3 miles away); Riverfront Park
St. Philip's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2014
2. St. Philip's Episcopal Church
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Avondale Mill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Avondale Mill: A Lost Treasure (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laurel.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War of 1812
 
St. Philip's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2014
3. St. Philip's Episcopal Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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