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The Site of the First Church

 
 
Site of the First Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 1, 2014
1. Site of the First Church Marker
Inscription.
The site of the
first Church erected
in Suffolk, 1753
To the memory of the men
of Nansemond County
whose love of God and
Country helped to found
this Commonwealth

 
Erected 1932 by The Nansemond Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virignia Antiquities.
 
Location. 36° 44.173′ N, 76° 35.042′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Western Avenue and Church Street, on the left when traveling west on Western Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Suffolk VA 23434, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Suffolk Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Riddick’s Folly (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early History of Suffolk (approx. 0.2 miles away); Siege of Suffolk (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old City Hall Bell (approx. half a mile away); Booker T. Washington High School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mr. Peanut (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Siege of Suffolk (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Suffolk.
 
Site of the First Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 1, 2014
2. Site of the First Church Marker
Site of the First Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 1, 2014
3. Site of the First Church Marker
Site of the First Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 1, 2014
4. Site of the First Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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