The Congregation in Frederick

The Congregation in Frederick (HM188)

Location: Frederick, MD 21701 Frederick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 24.929', W 77° 24.693'

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circa 1745 - Founded by German Reformed settlers led by schoolmaster John Thomas Schley, the Founder of Frederick City.

1934 - Became part of the The Evangelical and Reformed Church a Merger of the Evangelical Synod and German Reformed Church

1957 - Affiliated with The United Church of Christ At the Union of the E&R Church and the Congregational Churches.

Houses of Worship

1743 - Log Church south of Thurmont in the Monocacy settlement shared with the German Lutehrans and the Moravians

Schley's Schoolhouse used as our first Frederick location

1748 - Wooden Church built on West Patrick Street lot

1763 - Stone Church built - Rebuilt in 1881 as "Trinity Chapel" retaining the original 1763 Tower and the 1807 Steeple.

1848 - Present Greek Revival Church Building erected interior remodeled 1891-1912 to enable "High Church" worship.

Placed by the Congregation in Thanksgiving to God in our 250th Anniversary Year - 1995
HM NumberHM188
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 11:40pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 292394 N 4365659
Decimal Degrees39.41548333, -77.41155000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 24.929', W 77° 24.693'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 24' 55.74" N, 77° 24' 41.58" W
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Area Code(s)301, 410, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-99 MD-355, Frederick MD 21701, US
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