Hebron Lutheran Church

Hebron Lutheran Church (HMFGR)

Location: Madison, VA 22727 Madison County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 23.728', W 78° 15.271'

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Nearby stands Hebron Lutheran Church. Thiscruciform church was built in 1740 and isAmerica's oldest church in continuous use byLutherans. The congregation was formed by1725 by German families, some of whomarrived to Virginia in 1717 to work at Germanna,Lieutenant Governor Alexander Spotswood'sfrontier mining community. The church wasenlarged about 1800 and a pipe organcrafted by David Tannenburg of Lititz,Pennsylvania. was installed. The interiorof the church has elaborate frescoed ceilingspainted by the Italian born artist JosephOddenino. It was listed on the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.
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HM NumberHMFGR
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Marker NumberJE-4
Year Placed2000
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 4:23pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 739767 N 4253263
Decimal Degrees38.39546667, -78.25451667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 23.728', W 78° 15.271'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 23' 43.68" N, 78° 15' 16.26" W
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Area Code(s)540, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 N Blue Ridge Turnpike, Madison VA 22727, US
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