Calvary United Methodist Church - Churchville, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 31.635 W 076° 15.785
18S E 391442 N 4376050
Quick Description: A historic church just south of downtown Churchville.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 12/31/2018 6:51:36 PM
Waymark Code: WMZT3N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
There are about 1000 graves here on the property. One particular grave says, "A. Lewis Mitchel
April 26, 1847
July 15, 1881
His Wife
Alice O. Coraell
July 13, 1853
Dec. 13 1930"
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The plaque says, "Established in 1821 by Richard Webster and in continuous use. The Calvary United Methodist Church is a rare example of an early Methodist meeting house. It is constructed of stone from a local quarry and retains original floor plan, including a slave gallery accessed by a separate entrance, and such features as pews, hardware and later gas light fixtures."
Name of church or churchyard: Calvary United Methodist Church

Approximate Size: Large (100+)

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