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Lincoln in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Goose Creek Friends 1765 Meeting House

 
 
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By Franklin Bell, November 3, 2007
1. Goose Creek Friends Marker
Inscription. This stone meeting house served as the place of worship for Goose Creek Friends from 1765 to 1819. It has served as the residence for the caretaker of the meeting's property since that time.
 
Location. 39° 7.005′ N, 77° 41.78′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is on Lincoln Road (County Route 722) 1.6 miles south of East Main Street (Business Virginia Route 7), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. In Purcellville, Rt. 722 is Maple Avenue. Route 722 becomes Lincoln Avenue at East A Street (VA Route 1610). Marker is in this post office area: Lincoln VA 20160, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goose Creek Friends 1817 Meeting House (here, next to this marker); Goose Creek Friends (a few steps from this marker); Goose Creek Friends Oakdale School (approx. mile away); Goose Creek Historic District (approx. mile away); Loudoun Branch, Manassas Gap Railroad (approx. mile away); Loudoun County Emancipation Association Grounds (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mother of the Wright Brothers (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ambush at Purcellville (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lincoln.
 
Additional comments.
Goose Creek Friends image. Click for full size.
By Franklin Bell, November 3, 2007
2. Goose Creek Friends

1. Goose Creek Friends Meeting House
The present Goose Creek Friends Meeting house, constuction on which began in 1817, is right across Lincoln Road.
    — Submitted November 9, 2007, by Franklin Bell of Bluemont, Virginia.

 
Additional keywords. Quaker
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraLandmarks
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Franklin Bell of Bluemont, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,110 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on , by Franklin Bell of Bluemont, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Franklin Bell of Bluemont, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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