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Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Church Point

1639

 
 
Church Point-1639 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, September 16, 2007
1. Church Point-1639 Marker
Inscription.  Near this site Lynnhaven Parish Church was built in 1639. The church and its graveyard were the victims of erosion by the waters of the Lynnhaven River. Among gravestones found were those of Adam Thoroughgood and his wife Sarah, and her last two husbands, John Gookin and Francis Yardley.
 
Erected 1995.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1639.
 
Location. 36° 53.657′ N, 76° 6.819′ W. Marker is in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker is on Spring House Trail. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1636 Parish Rd, Virginia Beach VA 23455, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Adam Thoroughgood House (within shouting distance of this marker); Adam Thorowgood (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lynnhaven House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Grace White Sherwood (approx. 2.1 miles away); “The Brick Church” (approx. 2.1 miles away); Founders and Veterans of Lynnhaven Parish Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Old Donation Church
Church Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Peggy Carnes, September 2017
2. Church Point Marker
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(approx. 2.2 miles away); Meeting of Three Commanders (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia Beach.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,670 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on October 10, 2017, by Peggy Carnes of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on September 16, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia.   2. submitted on October 10, 2017, by Peggy Carnes of Virginia Beach, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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