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Sacred Heart Church at Whitemarsh, 16101 Annapolis Road, Bowie, Prince George's County, MD



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B&W Photos

HB605615
General Perspective View Of East (front) And North Side, Looking Southwest With Cemetery In Foreground

HB605616
General Perspective View Of East (front), Looking West-northwest

HB605617
Perspective View Of East (front), Looking West-northwest

HB605618
Detail View Of East (front) Elevation, With Scale, Showing Entry, Wall Finish, Various Windows And Cornice

HB605619
General View Of North Side Elevation, With Scale

HB605620
North Side Elevation, With Scale

HB605621
North Side Elevation Of Main Block, With Scale

HB605622
Perspective View Of North Side And West (rear), Looking Southeast

HB605623
Perspective View Of South Side Of West Rear Section, Looking Northeast

HB605624
Perspective View Of South Side Of Main Block, Looking Northeast

HB605625
General Interior View Looking West Towards Altar

HB605626
Interior View Of Altar, Looking West

HB605627
Interior Detail View Of Main Altar

HB605628
Interior Detail View Of Side Altar

HB605629
General Interior View Looking East Towards Gallery And Front Entry (note Doorway To Bell Tower At Top And Confessional Booths To Left Rear)


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
16101 Annapolis Road, Bowie, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-1014
Building/structure dates: 1741 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1820 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1855 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1876 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1916 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1969 subsequent work
Significance: This is the only pre-Revolutionary War Roman Catholic Church in the county, and the site of important events in the development of the Catholic Church in Maryland.

Subjects
Religious Orders
Fires
Catholic Churches


Related Names
Carroll, James
Carroll, John
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Lavoie, Catherine C., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF EAST (FRONT) AND NORTH SIDE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST WITH CEMETERY IN FOREGROUND
2. GENERAL PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF EAST (FRONT), LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST
3. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF EAST (FRONT), LOOKING WEST-NORTHWEST
4. DETAIL VIEW OF EAST (FRONT) ELEVATION, WITH SCALE, SHOWING ENTRY, WALL FINISH, VARIOUS WINDOWS AND CORNICE
5. GENERAL VIEW OF NORTH SIDE ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
6. NORTH SIDE ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
7. NORTH SIDE ELEVATION OF MAIN BLOCK, WITH SCALE
8. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF NORTH SIDE AND WEST (REAR), LOOKING SOUTHEAST
9. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF SOUTH SIDE OF WEST REAR SECTION, LOOKING NORTHEAST
10. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF SOUTH SIDE OF MAIN BLOCK, LOOKING NORTHEAST
11. GENERAL INTERIOR VIEW LOOKING WEST TOWARDS ALTAR
12. INTERIOR VIEW OF ALTAR, LOOKING WEST
13. INTERIOR DETAIL VIEW OF MAIN ALTAR
14. INTERIOR DETAIL VIEW OF SIDE ALTAR
15. GENERAL INTERIOR VIEW LOOKING EAST TOWARDS GALLERY AND FRONT ENTRY (NOTE DOORWAY TO BELL TOWER AT TOP AND CONFESSIONAL BOOTHS TO LEFT REAR)


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