“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near New Canton in Buckingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Old Buckingham Church

Old Buckingham Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
1. Old Buckingham Church Marker
Inscription. The original or southwest wing was erected about 1758 as a church for the newly-formed Tillotson Parish. It was abandoned following the Disestablishment of the Anglican Church in Virginia in 1784, and thereafter was acquired by the Buckingham Baptist Congregation, organized in 1771. It continues in use as the meeting house of Buckingham Baptist Church.
Erected 1975 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number F 56.)
Location. 37° 37.052′ N, 78° 22.618′ W. Marker is near New Canton, Virginia, in Buckingham County. Marker is on James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) 0.3 miles north of Trents Mill Road (Virginia Route 622), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Canton VA 23123, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buckingham Baptist Church (a few steps from this marker); Female Collegiate Institute (approx. 2.4 miles away); Carter G. Woodson (approx. 3 miles away); Arvonia (approx. 5 miles away); Carter G. Woodson Birthplace (approx. 6.7 miles away); a different marker
US Route 15 (facing north) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
2. US Route 15 (facing north)
also named Carter G. Woodson Birthplace (approx. 6.9 miles away); Gold Mines (approx. 7 miles away); Buckingham Training School (approx. 7.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Canton.
Categories. Churches, Etc.
Buckingham Baptist Church Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
3. Buckingham Baptist Church
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 983 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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