Cartersville Baptist Church

Cartersville Baptist Church (HMRG)

Location: Vienna, VA 22182 Fairfax County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 56.594', W 77° 18.745'

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According to tradition, free African-Americans established a religious congregation, which met in private homes, in this area as early as 1863. Rose Carter, a member of the community, donated land for a church in 1903. The church served the residents of Cartersville and the nearby enclave of Woodentown. The building also served as a school after 1927. The original church stood until 1951 when it was rebuilt. After a fire in 1972 the church was rebuilt again and rededicated in 1979. The church still serves as a place of worship for many descendants of the original congregation who are buried here.
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HM NumberHMRG
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: Fairfax County History Commission series
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Year Placed2005
Placed ByThe Fairfax County History Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 12:50am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 299592 N 4313019
Decimal Degrees38.94323333, -77.31241667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 56.594', W 77° 18.745'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 56' 35.64" N, 77° 18' 44.70" W
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Area Code(s)703, 202, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1731 State Rte 674, Vienna VA 22182, US
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