Reisterstown Community Cemetery 19 Cockeys Mill Road, Reisterstown, MD21136 The historic Reisterstown Community Cemetery is located just off of Main Street on Cockeys Mill Road, next to the…More Reisterstown Library. It is supported solely through donations and volunteer work. Walking though this little cemetery is like walking though history. Established in 1764 by John Reister, the Reisterstown Community Cemetery is the final resting place of veterans from the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the Civil War (both Union and Confederate), the Spanish-American War, World War I, and World War II. Many of the names found here are now the names of familiar roads and towns. In all, there are over 500 grave stones in the cemetery, and over 800 documented burials.
Reisterstown United Methodist Church 246 Main St, Reisterstown, MD21136 This church can trace its roots back to 1777, when a chapel was built where the church's cemetery now sits. What is…More known today as the Northside Chapel was built in 1868. The church added an educational building in 1965 and its current sanctuary in 1974. The church offers youth and adult ministries.
St. Luke's United Methodist Church 54 Bond Ave, Reisterstown, MD21136 This cozy church was built in front of Reisterstown's first black, one-room schoolhouse in the late 1800's, according to…More local author Louis Diggs. The St. Luke's cemetery sits directly to the east of the building. The congregation is lead by Rev. Gladman Kapfumvuti.
The church's history dates back to 1764, when John Reister, the founder of Reisterstown, set aside a quarter-acre for…More a cemetery, school and small church. That building was torn down in 1854. A two-story church was built in 1867, and was later replaced in 1907 by the current sanctuary. The church's stained glass windows, which are easy to see from Main Street, were designed by a German artist and made using glass imported from Europe.
The church offers Sunday school, a confirmation program and a youth group.