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

Goose Creek Friends

 
 
Goose Creek Friends Marker image. Click for full size.
By Franklin Bell, December 1, 2007
1. Goose Creek Friends Marker
Inscription. Here on a log in the unbroken forest, Hannah Janney, wife of Jacob Janney, worshipped twice weekly in 1736. In 1738 Friends meetings were held in a private house once a month. Then came a log meeting house. Then the old stone house in 1765, and the brick house in 1817.
 
Erected 1917 by General subscription at Centennial Celebration.
 
Location. 39° 7.003′ N, 77° 41.772′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is on Lincoln Road (County Route 611) 1.6 miles south of East Main Street, Purcellville (Business Virginia Route 7), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lincoln VA 20160, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goose Creek Friends 1817 Meeting House (a few steps from this marker); Goose Creek Friends 1765 Meeting House (a few steps from this marker); Goose Creek Friends Oakdale School (approx. ¼ mile away); Goose Creek Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); Loudoun Branch, Manassas Gap Railroad (approx. ¾ mile away); Loudoun County Emancipation Association Grounds
Goose Creek Friends Marker image. Click for full size.
By Franklin Bell, December 1, 2007
2. Goose Creek Friends Marker
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Mother of the Wright Brothers (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ambush at Purcellville (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lincoln.
 
More about this marker. This is one of four markers in the little town of Lincoln, all having to do with institutions established by the Friends. Looking north from the marker you can see the three buildings which the other three markers discuss.
 
Also see . . .  History of Goose Creek Monthly Meeting. (Submitted on August 5, 2013, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia.)
 
Additional keywords. Quakers, Friends, Virginia, Early 19th Century America
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
The marker with 1765 and 1817 meeting houses in background image. Click for full size.
By Franklin Bell, December 1, 2007
3. The marker with 1765 and 1817 meeting houses in background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Franklin Bell of Bluemont, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,058 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Franklin Bell of Bluemont, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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