Trinity on the Pike & Trinity White Oak historical markers, Trinity Episcopal Church, 7474 Washington Blvd, Elkridge MD

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Trinity on the Pike Inscription. Consecrated by Bishop Whittingham March 26, 1857, as chapel of ease for Christ Church, Queen Caroline Parish. Protestant Episcopal Convention approved separation from Christ Church in 1866. Trinity Parish admitted by Convention two years later. Bell tower added, 1867. Original frame building faced the road. Modified by stone extension, 1890. Rectory rebuilt in 1873 after a fire.

Erected by Maryland Historical Society.

Location. 39° 10.793′ N, 76° 46.186′ W. Marker is in Waterloo, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker is on Washington Boulevard (U.S. 1) 0.4 miles south of Meadowridge Road (Maryland Route 103), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7474 Washington Blvd, Elkridge MD 21075, United States of America.

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Rock N Roll Doctor on March 8, 2012

Trinity White Oak Inscription. (Seedling in 1768) Prayer of Dedication O glorious God, Whose perfect beauty The wonderful design of all Thy work proclaim Bless, we beseech Thee, this beautiful white oak, Which we now name "The Trinity Oak" And accept as Your gracious gift to this land In remembrance of Your mighty power Which extends throughout all creation; And we ask that You continue to beautify this place Of sanctuary with Your presence so that everything That abides here will show forth Thy glory, Through Jesus Christ, our Lord. John F. Hird, Rector Dedicated on Trinity's Bicentennial Day, Trinity Sunday, June 13, 1976.

Erected by Friends of Trinity and Maryland Historical Society.

Location. 39° 10.793′ N, 76° 46.186′ W. Marker is in Waterloo, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker is on Washington Boulevard (U.S. 1) 0.4 miles south of Meadowridge Road (Maryland Route 103), on the right. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7474 Washington Blvd, Elkridge MD 21075, United States of America.

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