Fork United Methodist Church

Fork United Methodist Church (HMLA)

Location: Fork, MD 21051 Baltimore County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 28.369', W 76° 26.859'

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Oldest Methodist Congregation in Maryland worshipping in its original location. Organized as Fork Meeting by Robert Strawbridge. Land near "The Forks of the Gunpowder" given in 1771 by James Baker, who converted to Methodism under the preaching of Rev. John King. Francis Asbury preached here June 9, 1776.
Historical PeriodColonial, 18th Century
Historical PlaceChurch/House of Worship
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust & Maryland State Highway Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 5:24am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 375481 N 4370247
Decimal Degrees39.47281667, -76.44765000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.369', W 76° 26.859'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 22.1400" N, 76° 26' 51.5400" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)410, 443
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12800 Fork Rd, Fork MD 21051, US
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