Herndon in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Frying Pan Meeting House
standing on its original site
represents a continuous tribute
to early religious freedom for
slave and free together.
Placed June 9, 1991
Freedom Hill Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
Erected 1991 by Freedom Hill Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 38° 56.395′ N, 77° 24.787′ W. Marker is in Herndon, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Centerville Road (County Route 657) and Frying Pan Road (County Route 608), on the right when traveling north on Centerville Road. Click for map. Next to the meeting house in Frying Pan Park. Marker is in this post office area: Herndon VA 20171, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Frying Pan Meeting House (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Frying Pan Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War at Frying Pan Spring Meeting House Mosby's Rock (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Mosby’s Rock (approx. half a mile away); Laura Ratcliffe (approx. 1.4 miles away); Clover Hill (approx. 2 miles away); Sully Plantation (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Herndon.
More about this marker. To visit this site, plan to stop at the main parking lot off West Ox Road (VA Route 608) and use one of the walking trails to get to the meeting house. There is limited pull off space next to the marker, and depending on the time of day, Centerville Road can be dangerous to cross.
Also see . . . National Historic Register Application. (PDF) for Frying Pan Meeting House. Detailed description of the house construction and history. (Submitted on August 27, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,338 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.