OLD CHRIST CHURCH
OLD CHRIST CHURCH Established on Borad Creek in 1770 as a Chapel of Stepney Parish, Maryland on land purchased by Al Leby of 80,000 pounds of tobacco. Building completed by Robert Holston in 1772 at a cost of 510 GBP. Following the Revolutionary War this church was second of importance in the Diocese of Delaware.
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LOCATION: Northeast Laurel. On Road 465 (Chipman’s Pond Road), north side, west of Road 74 (Shiloh Church Road) intersection.