St. Thomas' Episcopal ParishHere a "Carpenter Gothic" church was consecrate July 1875 by Bishop William Pinkney of Maryland. Built on land purchased by Enoch Pratt, formerly Thomas F. Bowie's estate "Cheltenham" and William Talbert's "Finches Discovery". Bell tower constructed in the 1880s in memory of Rev. Samuel R. Gordon, rector 1853-1882. Cemetery laid off 1884. Regular services discontinued November 1925, church deconsecrated and torn down 1947. John Thomas Eversfield (1833-1885), beloved local physician, is buried here.
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|Date Added||Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 2:00pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 341439 N 4288866|
|Decimal Degrees||38.73425000, -76.82425000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 44.055', W 76° 49.455'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 44' 3.30" N, 76° 49' 27.30" W|
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|Area Code(s)||301, 240|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 11404 Crain Hwy, Cheltenham MD 20623, US|
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