Church of the Atonement, 1875

Church of the Atonement, 1875 (HMBED)

Location: Cheltenham, MD 20623 Prince George's County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 44.055', W 76° 49.455'

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St. Thomas' Episcopal Parish

Here 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
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 341439 N 4288866
Decimal Degrees38.73425000, -76.82425000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 44.055', W 76° 49.455'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 44' 3.30" N, 76° 49' 27.30" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11404 Crain Hwy, Cheltenham MD 20623, US
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