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Leonardtown in St. Mary's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of the Methodist Episcopal Meeting House (c.1847)

 
 
Site of the Methodist Episcopal Meeting House (c.1847) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 10, 2015
1. Site of the Methodist Episcopal Meeting House (c.1847) Marker
Inscription. The Oldest Surviving Building on Washington Street
A Prime Example of Adaptive Re-Use
Listed in the Maryland Historical Trust
1852 – Wesley Chapel
1875 – St.Mary's Reading Room
        and Debating Society – Library
1895 – Town Hall Company
        •First Town Hall.
        •Community Center.
        •Silent Movie Theatre
        •Site of one of Al Jolson's first performances.
1936 – Roland and Lillian Duke – Private Residence
1973 – Patrick and Judith O'Brien –
        Commercial and residential use.
1992 – Billy Parks Price – Commercial and residential use.
2002 – Colonel (AUS, Ret.) Christopher and Barbara Aiken –
        Commercial and residential use.

Originally 316 Washington Street,
Now 22760 Washington Street, Leonardtown, MD

 
Location. 38° 17.537′ N, 76° 38.124′ W. Marker is in Leonardtown, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on Washington Street when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22760 Washington Street, Leonardtown MD 20650, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Center of Citizenship
Site of the Methodist Episcopal Meeting House (c.1847) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 10, 2015
2. Site of the Methodist Episcopal Meeting House (c.1847) Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); The Mural Story (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leonardtown (about 500 feet away); World War I Monument -- Leonardtown (about 500 feet away); The Great House (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Leonardtown (approx. 0.2 miles away); This Cannon (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Town Spared (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leonardtown.
 
Also see . . .  Wesley Chapel. (PDF) Capsule Summary SM-530 Leonardtown Private c. 1852. Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties, Maryland Historical Trust. (Submitted on March 15, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Man-Made Features
 
22760 Washington Street image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 10, 2015
3. 22760 Washington Street
Caught My Eye image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 10, 2015
4. Caught My Eye
Located between Front Porch and Hair Company
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 15, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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