St. Peter's Church

St. Peter's Church (HM1GP)

Location: Queenstown, MD 21658 Queen Anne's County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 58.654', W 76° 8'

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(Roman Catholic)

Congregation first organized c 1639 on nearby Kent Island by Rev. John Altham, S.J. St. Peter's was est. Feb. 3, 1765, by Rev. Joseph Mosely, S.J. of St. Joseph's, Talbot Co. A 1760 bequest of 50 lbs. from Edward Neale of "Bowlingly" provided 1½ acre lot here, on which brick chapel was built before 1784. (Demolished 1960). Part of present structure begun 1823 by Rev. James Moynihan, completed 1827 by rev. Peter Veulemans. The aspe, nave and vestibule are major additions 1877 under Rev. Ed. Henchy.
HM NumberHM1GP
Year Placed1976
Placed ByLadies of St. Peter's Altar and Rosary Society
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 4:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 401830 N 4314897
Decimal Degrees38.97756667, -76.13333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.654', W 76° 8'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 39.24" N, 76° 7' 60.00" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5329-5341 Ocean Gateway, Queenstown MD 21658, US
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