Strawbridge Shrine

2650 Strawbridge Ln, New Windsor, MD 21776 Get Directions 
Phone: 410-635-2600
Strawbridge Shrine
Photo Credit: Strawbridge Shrine Assoc. Inc.
Original 1760 house where Robert Strawbridge founded the first Methodist Society in America, plus replica of 1764 First Chapel in America and Visitors Center.
Daily tours; call for schedule.
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Free Parking



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March 25, 2018
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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August 29, 2016
Steven D
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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February 9, 2015
Robert Strawbridge and his wife Elizabeth arrived from Ireland in 1760 and rented a small farm and a log house on this spot with the objective of preaching to those who were farming in the...