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Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. John's Church

 
 
St. John's Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By James Thomson
1. St. John's Church Marker
Inscription. Founded about 1643 and formerly known as Chuckatuck Church. The present building, the third on or near the site was built in 1755 and is the second oldest church building in Nansemond County. Renamed St. Johns Church in 1828.
 
Erected 1961 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number KO 1.)
 
Location. 36° 51.407′ N, 76° 33.66′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker is on Kings Highway (Virginia Route 125) half a mile east of Crittenden Road (County Route 628), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 828 Kings Highway, Suffolk VA 23432, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nansemond Indian Villages (approx. 1.6 miles away); Isle of Wight County / Nansemond County (approx. 2.1 miles away); Dumpling Island (approx. 2.4 miles away); African American Oystermen (approx. 3.7 miles away); Sleepy Hole Ferry (approx. 4.1 miles away); Yeates School (approx. 4.1 miles away); James Bowser, Revolutionary Soldier (approx. 4.1 miles away); Bennett's Home (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Suffolk.
 
Also see . . .  St. Johns Episcopal Church.
St. John's Church Photo, Click for full size
By James Thomson
2. St. John's Church
(Submitted on January 19, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. This page has been viewed 740 times since then. Last updated on , by Leslie Ferguson of Suffolk, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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