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Dumfries in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dumfries Methodist Church Bell

 
 
Dumfries Methodist Church Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 30, 2020
1. Dumfries Methodist Church Bell Marker
Inscription.  
This 500 pound cast iron bell was hoisted to the belfry of the wood frame
Dumfries Methodist Church
in 1905
It was moved to the new brick structure in 1950 and removed from the belfry in 1965 to its present position.
 
Erected by Dumfries Methodist Church.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionCommunications. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
 
Location. 38° 34.136′ N, 77° 19.728′ W. Marker is in Dumfries, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Cameron Street just east of Duke Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3890 Cameron St, Dumfries VA 22026, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Weems-Botts House (within shouting distance of this marker); Mason Locke Weems and George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Weems-Botts House (within shouting distance of this marker); William Grayson Bandstand Memorial
The Dumfries Methodist Church Bell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 30, 2020
2. The Dumfries Methodist Church Bell
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Prince William County Court House (about 500 feet away); Revolutionary War Patriots and War of 1812 Veterans (approx. 0.2 miles away); Quantico Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dumfries.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on August 26, 2020, by Carl Scott Zimmerman of Kirkwood, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 17, 2022