Field of Grass and Flowers

Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church & Cemetery

16301 Annapolis Road
Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 262-0704
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    1741, 1855, 1876, gable-roof stone church with early semi-octagonal sacristy and later Victorian frame bell tower; grounds include ancient cemetery and Second Empire style Rectory. Sanctuary and sacristy survive from original church; rebuilt after fire in May 1853; Roman Catholic clergy meeting at White Marsh in April 1789 elected John Carroll, a native of Upper Marlboro, as the first American bishop.