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Stafford in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mt. Hope Baptist Church

 
 
Mt. Hope Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 4, 2014
1. Mt. Hope Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Sunday School gathered in 1877. Church established October 16,1880 by Rev. Natus Washington. Originally worshipped at St. John School House near Brooke. Pickle Factory building nearer to church later became Brooke School. May 1904 Church cornerstone laid. First area ethnic church to implement worship every Sunday. 15 Pastors have served. 10th Pastor, Rev. Edward Smith, educator, civic and civil rights leader, was instrumental in the local integration movement.
 
Erected 2014 by Stafford County.
 
Location. 38° 23.067′ N, 77° 23.106′ W. Marker is in Stafford, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker is on Susies Lane just east of Mount Hope Church Road (County Route 677). Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1653 Brooke Road, Stafford VA 22554, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brooke, Virginia (approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported missing); Union Army Winter Camp Remains (approx. 1.1 miles away); Union Infantry Winter Camp (approx. 1.2 miles away); Eleventh Corps Encampment Area (approx. 1.2 miles away); Potomac Church Road
Mt. Hope Baptist Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 4, 2014
2. Mt. Hope Baptist Church and Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Union Batteries at Accokeek Creek (approx. 1.2 miles away); Union Eleventh Corps Artillery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Quarrying the Stone (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stafford.
 
Also see . . .  Mt. Hope Baptist Church website. (Submitted on November 21, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.Civil Rights
 
Mt. Hope Baptist Church Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 4, 2014
3. Mt. Hope Baptist Church Cornerstone
Window above the entrance doors of Mt. Hope Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 4, 2014
4. Window above the entrance doors of Mt. Hope Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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