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Near Mattaponi in King and Queen County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Corbin's Church
The New Church
 
Corbin's Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
1. Corbin's Church Marker
 
Inscription. The New Church, also known as Corbin's Church, stood to the east of this road. Councillor Richard Corbin, who also served as Receiver-General of the colony, donated "Goliath's Old Field" for the church, which was completed in 1768 to replace two older Anglican churches in Stratton Major Parish. The New Church measured 50 by 80 feet and was 27 feet high with galleries. According to the parish vestry book, 275 persons were initially assigned pews in the church.
 
Erected 1989 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number OB 12.)
 
Location. 37° 33.76′ N, 76° 44.814′ W. Marker is near Mattaponi, Virginia, in King and Queen County. Marker is on The Trail (Virginia Route 14) 0.1 miles south of Wolf Pond Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mattaponi VA 23110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Laneville (approx. 1.8 miles away); King William County / King and Queen County (approx. 3.1 miles away); Indian Treaty of 1646 (approx. 3.1 miles away); Colonial Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Indians Poisoned At Peace Meeting (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lt. Gen. Lewis Burwell “Chesty” Puller (approx. 3.4 miles away); Home of Signer (approx. 3.4 miles away); Lieutenant General Lewis B. Puller (approx. 3.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mattaponi.
 
The Trail (facing north) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
2. The Trail (facing north)
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 583 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
 
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