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Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Glebe Church

 
 
Glebe Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By James Thomson
1. Glebe Church Marker
Inscription. Built in 1738. In 1775 the Parish minister, Parson Agnew, was driven from the Church for preaching loyalty to the King. The building was repaired in 1854.
 
Erected 1960 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number K 258.)
 
Location. 36° 49.439′ N, 76° 29.765′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker is on Nansemond Parkway (Virginia Route 337), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4400 Nansemond Parkway, Suffolk VA 23435, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hargrove's Tavern (a few steps from this marker); Bennett's Home (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sleepy Hole Ferry (approx. mile away); Yeates School (approx. mile away); Florence Graded School (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Bowser, Revolutionary Soldier (approx. half a mile away); Revolutionary Camp (approx. 2.1 miles away); Nansemond County / Norfolk County (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Suffolk.
 
Also see . . .  Glebe Episcopal Church History Page. Still an active parish in the Diocese of Southern Virginia (Submitted on January 15, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Old portion of the Glebe Church from the Southwest Photo, Click for full size
By James Thomson
2. Old portion of the Glebe Church from the Southwest
Glebe Church Entrance Photo, Click for full size
By James Thomson
3. Glebe Church Entrance
Glebe Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By James Thomson
4. Glebe Church Marker
Glebe Church Lot Photo, Click for full size
By James Thomson
5. Glebe Church Lot
Glebe Church Datestone Photo, Click for full size
By James Thomson
6. Glebe Church Datestone
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. This page has been viewed 591 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States.   3. submitted on January 15, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States.   4. submitted on January 14, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States.   5, 6. submitted on January 15, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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