Strawbridge Shrine

Original 1760 house where Robert Strawbridge founded the first Methodist Society in America, plus replica of 1764 First Chapel in America and Visitors Center.
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Daily tours
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2650 Strawbridge Ln
New Windsor MD 21776
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Weddings
Rated 5 by Dave W

September 04, 2019

Dave W

History of American Methodism

Our group of motorcyclists rode from Ohio to Maryland over the Labor Day weekend to visit the shrine. Helen, the curator was very excited as this group of Christian motorcyclists rolled into the...

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Rated 5 by BB55Fan

March 25, 2018


Strawbridge Methodist Shrine

This is the homestead of the Strawbridge family who was very important in the early development of the Methodist Church. The location is well preserved. The original farm house and outbuildings are...

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Rated 3 by Steven D

August 29, 2016

Steven D

Right here in Maryland

I've lived here for more than 30 years and with each year I'm here I learn something new. I thought I remembered reading a roadside plaque that said the Strawbridge estate was famous for being...

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