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Front Royal in Warren County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Williams Chapel

[Christian Methodist Episcopal]

 
 
Williams Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, October 23, 2020
1. Williams Chapel Marker
Inscription.  Formerly the "Old Presbyterian Church" completed in 1845, is the oldest house of worship in Front Royal.
 
Erected by Warren Heritage Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
 
Location. 38° 55.119′ N, 78° 11.482′ W. Marker is in Front Royal, Virginia, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Chester Street and Peyton Street, on the left when traveling north on Chester Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 Chester St, Front Royal VA 22630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Erin Dinner Bell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Great Seal of the Confederacy (about 300 feet away); The Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Capture of Front Royal (about 500 feet away); Warren County Korea & Vietnam Memorial (about 600 feet away); Warren County World War I & II Memorial
Williams Chapel C.M.E. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, October 23, 2020
2. Williams Chapel C.M.E.
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(about 600 feet away); Warren County 9/11 Memorial (about 600 feet away); The Warren County Courthouse (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Front Royal.
 
Additional commentary.
1. Williams Chapel C.M.E.
Williams Chapel is currently a congregation affiliated with the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, a historically Black Methodist denomination.
    — Submitted October 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 25, 2022