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Rock Creek Church is located in the village of Chance, Maryland, a community just north of Deal Island in Somerset County. The former church (shown below) burned down in the late 1890s.

image-013The current church, a cruciform Gothic Revival structure, was built in 1900 under the supervision of W. J. Johnson. The church features very ornate stained glass windows. In 1921, a social hall was built next to the church.

To read a history of the Deal Island Peninsula area by William Gordon Wheatley, click here.