Historic House Listings

Sold. Wedding Capital of the East! Former wedding chapel in Maryland. Circa 1830. $104,900

May 20, 2021

This town is known as the wedding capital of the east. In the early 20th century Maryland had no waiting period for issuing marriage licenses, so people flocked to Elkton because it was the first county south of the state line. As many as 6,000 couples were married in Elkton in a year. This stone building was a former wedding chapel. Definitely needs a lot of work inside. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,025 square feet. $104,900

Contact Robert D. Kaetzel with Real Estate Professionals

From the Zillow listing:


***OPEN HOUSE: SATURDAY, MAY 22, 2021 12-1 PM. STOP BY AND SEE INSIDE*** Exciting opportunity to renovate this historic one of a kind property and convert to residential / mixed use property. This beautiful stone property is located directly across the street from the Cecil County courthouse along what many consider to be “Lawyer Row” This property was previously used as the Historic Little Wedding Chapel. Thousands have been married here including celebrities and the building is well known. The property consists of four levels including an unfinished basement. This property has endless possibilities for its uses. The current owner has made some renovations to the property including a new roof but there is still plenty of work to be done. There is space for parking in the rear of the building and access to the rear of the building is by a deeded easement. This is an awesome chance to own a piece of local history along with a significant stone building with a great location at a great price. The property is in poor condition and needs a complete renovation. Cash or renovation financing only. Buyer should investigate and determine possibility and feasibility of using the property as residential or mixed use property as the current zoning and use is commercial.


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