Old Herring Creek ParishThe first church on this site was built, 1695, and the present structure was completed 1765. The Reverend Henry Hall (1675-1722) served as the first rector, 1698-1722. From 1786-1792 Saint James' was the home parish of Thomas John Claggett (1743-1816), first Protestant and Episcopal Bishop of Maryland and first to be consecrated in America.
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|Placed By||Maryland Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 7:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 361154 N 4294662|
|Decimal Degrees||38.78978333, -76.59868333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 47.387', W 76° 35.921'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 47' 23.22" N, 76° 35' 55.26" W|
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|Area Code(s)||410, 301, 240|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5701-5783 MD-2, Lothian MD 20711, US|
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