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

Glebe Church

 
 
Glebe Church Marker image. 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 2 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); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (approx. 2 miles away); Revolutionary Camp (approx. 2.1 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.)
Old portion of the Glebe Church from the Southwest image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson
2. Old portion of the Glebe Church from the Southwest
 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Glebe Church Entrance image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson
3. Glebe Church Entrance
Glebe Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson
4. Glebe Church Marker
Glebe Church Lot image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson
5. Glebe Church Lot
Glebe Church Datestone image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson
6. Glebe Church Datestone
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. This page has been viewed 663 times since then and 126 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States.   3. submitted on , by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States.   4. submitted on , by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States.   5, 6. submitted on , by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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