1790 Stone Church

1790 Stone Church (HM138)

Location: Winchester, VA 22602
Country: United States of America

N 39° 8.357', W 78° 11.72'

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These native limestone steps are in their original position and mark the main entrance to a 40' x 60' stone church built on this site in 1790. The entrance was in the center of its east wall with the pulpit area against the west wall. This church replaced the second of two log meeting houses which had occupied the site since Opequon's organization in 1736.

During the Civil War, the building was badly damaged and was used as a stable for horses by Union troops. Following the war, and after extensive renovation, the building burned in 1873. The site remained vacant for twenty-four years until existing smaller sanctuary was erected in 1897.
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HM NumberHM138
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 1:29pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 742404 N 4335979
Decimal Degrees39.13928333, -78.19533333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 8.357', W 78° 11.72'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 8' 21.42" N, 78° 11' 43.20" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 217 Opequon Church Ln, Winchester VA 22602, US
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