St. John's Methodist Episcopal Church and Joshua Thomas Chapel

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St. John's Methodist Episcopal Church and Joshua Thomas Chapel
St. John's Methodist Episcopal Church and Joshua Thomas Chapel is located in Maryland
St. John's Methodist Episcopal Church and Joshua Thomas Chapel
St. John's Methodist Episcopal Church and Joshua Thomas Chapel is located in the US
St. John's Methodist Episcopal Church and Joshua Thomas Chapel
Location 9883 Deal Island Road (MD 363), Deal Island, Maryland
Coordinates 38°9′19″N 75°56′50″W / 38.15528°N 75.94722°W / 38.15528; -75.94722Coordinates: 38°9′19″N 75°56′50″W / 38.15528°N 75.94722°W / 38.15528; -75.94722
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1850 (1850)
Architectural style Gothic, Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 90001550[1]
Added to NRHP November 1, 1990

St. John's Methodist Episcopal Church and Joshua Thomas Chapel is a historic Methodist Episcopal church complex located at Deal Island, Somerset County, Maryland. The complex consists of St. John's Methodist Episcopal Church, an 1879 frame Gothic building; Joshua Thomas Chapel, an 1850 Greek Revival frame structure; and the surrounding cemetery with 19th and 20th century burials and markers. The church features a three story bell tower. The chapel is the oldest site in Somerset County in continuous use for Methodist meetings, which began in tents in 1828.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Paul Baker Touart (October 1987). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: St. John's Methodist Episcopal Church and Joshua Thomas Chapel" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 

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