Cemetery of the Bethesda Presbyterian Church

Cemetery of the Bethesda Presbyterian Church (HM1HAQ)

Location: Bethesda, MD 20814 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 0.631', W 77° 5.859'

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The Bethesda Meeting House was erected on this site in 1820. The original sanctuary was destroyed by fire. A second edifice was built in 1850 about 100 yards south of the cemetery. In 1926 the church was moved to its present location at Wilson Lane and Clarendon Road.

In 1871 the local post office was given the name of this historic church. "Bethesda" is a Hebrew word which means "House of Mercy."

The Oldest Grave is dated 1820.

"I am the Resurrection and the Life: He that believeth in me, Though he were dead, yet shall he live." John 11:25

April 1962
Year Placed1962
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 5:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 318379 N 4320036
Decimal Degrees39.01051667, -77.09765000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 0.631', W 77° 5.859'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 0' 37.86" N, 77° 5' 51.54" W
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Area Code(s)202, 240, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9424-9498 MD-355, Bethesda MD 20814, US
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