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Talleysville in New Kent County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. Peter's Church

 
 
St. Peter's Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 28, 2009
1. St. Peter's Church Marker
Inscription. Two miles northeast is St. Peter's Church, built in 1703 in English bond. David Mossom, rector there for forty years, was the minister who married George Washington. According to one tradition, the wedding took place at St. Peter's Church.
 
Erected 1930 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number WO 13.)
 
Location. 37° 31.511′ N, 77° 4.63′ W. Marker is in Talleysville, Virginia, in New Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of New Kent Highway and Old Church Road, on the right when traveling east on New Kent Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Kent VA 23124, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The White House (a few steps from this marker); Stuart's Ride Around McClellan (a few steps from this marker); Stuart's Ride (approx. mile away); Green v. County School Board of New Kent County (approx. 1.2 miles away); Arnold Stansley (approx. 1.4 miles away); Harold J. Neale (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Stuart's Ride (approx. 3.5 miles away); Letitia Christian Tyler (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Talleysville.
 
Also see . . .
St. Peter's Church Marker on New Kent Hwy. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 28, 2009
2. St. Peter's Church Marker on New Kent Hwy.
SPAN> St. Peter's Parish Church, New Kent County, Virginia. (Submitted on April 6, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable EventsWar, US Civil
 
St. Peter's Church Gate. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 28, 2009
3. St. Peter's Church Gate.
St. Peter's Church. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 28, 2009
4. St. Peter's Church.
White House Landing, Va., vicinity. St. Peter's Church, with Federal soldiers. Photo, Click for full size
1862
5. White House Landing, Va., vicinity. St. Peter's Church, with Federal soldiers.
Library of Congress LC-B811-02302
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,610 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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