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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); Henry Fairfax (within shouting distance of this marker); James Wren (within shouting
The Falls Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 16, 2007
2. The Falls Church Marker
distance of this marker); New York Memorial Stone at Falls Church (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Glory of God and in Honor of George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Harriet and George Brice (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rolling Roads (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Falls Church.
 
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.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Falls Church Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain
3. The Falls Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,681 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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