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Old Trinity Episcopal Church, Church Creek Road (State Route 16), Church Creek, Dorchester County, MD



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HB585690
Historic American Buildings Survey Photographed And Presented By: J


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Item Title


Location
Church Creek Road (State Route 16), Church Creek, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-201
Building/structure dates: 1675 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1953 subsequent work
Significance: Old Trinity Church has been carefully restored to its original appearance in the late 17th century and furnished according to orders of Queen Anne issued in 1703. The restoration was carried forward, 1953-1960 as a memorial to Walter Percy Chrysler and his wife, Della Viola Forker, by their daughter, Bernice and her husband, Colonel Edgar William Garbisch. The Garbisches are residents of Dorchester County.

Subjects
Religious Groups
Brick Buildings
Episcopal Churches


Related Names
Chrysler, Walter Percy
Forker, Della Viola
Garbisch, Bernice
Garbisch, Col. Edgar William
Osman, Louis
Wilfong, J. C., Photographer
Bailey, Worth, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Photographed and presented by: J. C. Wilfong, Jr. April 1960 OLD TRINITY CHURCH


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