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Near Doswell in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Fork Church
 
Fork Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, August 19, 2009
1. Fork Church Marker
 
Inscription. Fork Church was first housed in a 1722 frame building near the present church site. It was known as "The Chapel in the Forks" and derived its name from the nearby confluence of the North and South Anna rivers and the Little and Newfound rivers. The present building was erected between 1736 and 1740.

Erected in memory of Stuart Anderson Oliver, 1982
 
Erected 1982. (Marker Number E 5.)
 
Location. 37° 51.186′ N, 77° 31.875′ W. Marker is near Doswell, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Ridge Road and Rocketts Mill Road, on the left when traveling east on Old Ridge Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Doswell VA 23047, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Church Quarter (approx. 0.4 miles away); Attack at Ox Ford (approx. 2.3 miles away); Turning Lee’s Flank (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Fight for North Anna / The North Anna Battlefield (approx. 2.6 miles away); Dead of the North Anna Battlefield (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Ox Ford Road (approx. 2.7 miles away); Colonel Weisiger's Virginians (approx. 2.8 miles away); Battle on the Skirmish Line (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Doswell.
 
Fork Church Marker on Old Ridge Road. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, August 19, 2009
2. Fork Church Marker on Old Ridge Road.
 

 
Also see . . .
1. The History of Fork Church. The Fork Church, St. Martin's Parish. (Submitted on August 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. The Fork Church Nomination (pdf file). National Register of Historic Places. (Submitted on August 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Fork Church Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, August 19, 2009
3. Fork Church
 
 
Fork Church Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, August 19, 2009
4. Fork Church
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 798 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
 
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