Old Parish House

Old Parish House (HM262U)

Location: College Park, MD 20740 Prince George's County
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N 38° 58.757', W 76° 55.862'

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City of College Park

Built in 1817, the Old Parish House originally served the Calvert Mansion as a dairy barn and is one of only two surviving outbuildings from the Riversdale Estate. It is one-story high with a gable roof, segmentally arched windows and side walls supported by brick buttresses. From 1894 to 1930, the building housed the congregation of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church and once a new church was constructed, became its parish house. After 1957, the building was the headquarters of the College Park Woman's Club until the City of College Park became owner in 1998. It is now used as a public meeting place and rented for special events.

[Image Caption:]
Photos courtesy College Park Women's Club

This photo shows the building's interior during the time that it served as St. Andrew's Church. The altar is decked with fresh evergreens for Christmas.
HM NumberHM262U
Placed ByAnacostia Trails Heritage Area
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 19th, 2018 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 332733 N 4316251
Decimal Degrees38.97928333, -76.93103333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.757', W 76° 55.862'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 45.42" N, 76° 55' 51.72" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240, 703, 202
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4711 Knox Rd, College Park MD 20740, US
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