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Falls Church, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Falls Church
 
The Falls Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 16, 2007
1. The Falls Church Marker
 
Inscription. The first church on this site was built in 1734 and was in Truro Parish. George Washington was elected a vestryman, October 3, 1763. In 1765 the church fell within the newly created Fairfax Parish, of which Washington was chosen a vestryman. The present church was built in 1768. It was used as a recruiting station in the Revolution and as a stable by Union troops, 1862-65.
 
Erected 1930 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number C 90.)
 
Location. 38° 52.84′ N, 77° 10.321′ W. Marker is in Falls Church, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of East Fairfax Street and South Washington Street (County Route 237), on the right when traveling north on East Fairfax Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 East Fairfax Street, Falls Church VA 22046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The Falls Church (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Falls Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Harriet and George Brice (about 400 feet away, in a direct line); Rolling Roads (about 400 feet away); Town Hall (about 400 feet away); Star Tavern (about 600 feet away); Columbia Baptist Church (about 700 feet away); Galloway Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Falls Church.
 
The Falls Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 16, 2007
2. The Falls Church Marker
 

 
Also see . . .
1. The History of Falls Church. (Submitted on December 14, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. The Falls Church NRHP Documentation. (Submitted on December 14, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
The Falls Church Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain
3. The Falls Church
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,420 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 14, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on October 9, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
 
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