Site of Arlington Chapel

Site of Arlington Chapel (HMK10)

Location: Arlington, VA 22204 Arlington County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 51.997', W 77° 4.335'

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Arlington's first house of worship, the Chapel of Ease of Arlington Plantation, was near this location. George Washington Parke Custis built it about 1825 for this family, neighbors, and servants. Services were conducted by students from the Episcopal Theological Seminary in Alexandria. Union soldiers burned the building at the beginning of the Civil war. The congregation was reestablished after the war when it met in abandoned federal barracks in this vicinity. The trinity Episcopal church, now located at South Wayne street and Columbia pike, is the successor congregation.
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HM NumberHMK10
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Placed ByArlington County, Virginia
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 3:08am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 320215 N 4304015
Decimal Degrees38.86661667, -77.07225000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 51.997', W 77° 4.335'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 51' 59.82" N, 77° 4' 20.10" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 900 S Orme St, Arlington VA 22204, US
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