Field of Grass and Flowers

Holy Family Roman Catholic Church

12010 Woodmore Road
Mitchellville , MD 20721
(301) 249-2266
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    1 1/2 story frame church with long, steeply pitched gable roof, Gothic arch windows and prominent belfry; grounds include Rectory and new Parish Hall. Fine example of late Victorian ecclesiastical architecture with Gothic-and Stick-style decorative elements; originally served local black Catholic community; an established visual feature. Holy Family Church was built to serve the local Black Catholic community of then rural Woodmore and Mitchellville. It is a fine example of late Victorian ecclesiastical architecture with Gothic and stick style decorative elements. Built in 1890 by parishioners, mostly local black tenant farmers, Holy Family is a front gabled frame church.