Springfield Presbyterian Church (Sykesville, Maryland)

Springfield Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church located at Sykesville, Carroll County, Maryland, United States. It is a 1+12-story brick structure in Flemish bond on a stone foundation. The church was built in 1836 and is a 3-story structure constructed of uncoursed rubble stone covered in stucco. It served as the area's first school as well as the building of worship for the Presbyterian congregation.[2] The church was founded by immigrants from Scotland and the church holds cultural events to celebrate its Scottish heritage.[3]

Springfield Presbyterian Church
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Springfield Presbyterian Church, March 2009
Springfield Presbyterian Church (Sykesville, Maryland) is located in Maryland
Springfield Presbyterian Church (Sykesville, Maryland)
Springfield Presbyterian Church (Sykesville, Maryland) is located in the United States
Springfield Presbyterian Church (Sykesville, Maryland)
Location7300 Spout Hill Rd., Sykesville, Maryland
Coordinates39°22′27″N 76°58′24″W / 39.37417°N 76.97333°W / 39.37417; -76.97333Coordinates: 39°22′27″N 76°58′24″W / 39.37417°N 76.97333°W / 39.37417; -76.97333
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1836 (1836)
Built byOram, John; Forrester, Benjamin
Architectural style19th Century Classicism
NRHP reference No.86002110[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 31, 1986

The Springfield Presbyterian Church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Joe Getty (December 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Springfield Presbyterian Church" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01.
  3. ^ "Displays of Scottish ancestry reflect church pride". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved 2013-01-02.

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