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

Clifton Primitive Baptist Church

1871

 
 
Clifton Primitive Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
1. Clifton Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1871 as the Clifton Old School Primitive Baptist Church, it is the oldest African-American church in Fairfax County. The town of Clifton was initially inhabited by emancipated slaves and the church was built on land donated by one of them, William E. Beckwith.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1871.
 
Location. 38° 46.744′ N, 77° 23.154′ W. Marker is in Clifton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7200 Main Street, Clifton VA 20124, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buckley House (within shouting distance of this marker); 7161 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Huckbill (within shouting distance of this marker); Cross House (within shouting distance of this marker); Davis Buckley House (within shouting distance of this marker); Kidwell House
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Kincheloe House (within shouting distance of this marker); Harris House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clifton.
 
Clifton Primitive Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
2. Clifton Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Clifton Primitive Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
3. Clifton Primitive Baptist Church
Clifton Primitive<br>Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
4. Clifton Primitive
Baptist Church
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Services Every 4th Sunday
11:A.M.

7200
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 520 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 18, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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