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

St. John's Episcopal Church

St. John's was consecrated on July 14, 1850.

 
 
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Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 15, 2021
1. St. John's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  During the Civil War, 40,000 troops wintered here. After being burned in 1863, the church was rebuilt in 1867 on the same foundation, and then consecrated in 1872. All these years, the parishioners have cherished St. John's Church through its difficult times, and periods of prosperity and growth.
 
Erected by St. John's Episcopal Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
 
Location. 38° 50.493′ N, 77° 25.619′ W. Marker is in Centreville, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is on Mount Gilead Road, 0.1 miles south of Wharton Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5701 Mt Gilead Rd, Centreville VA 20120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named St. John's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Mount Gilead (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Gilead Historic Site (about 500 feet away); A Place on the High Ground (about
St. John's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 15, 2021
2. St. John's Episcopal Church Marker
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600 feet away); Minnie Minter Carter Saunders (about 700 feet away); Harrison House (about 700 feet away); Newgate Tavern (about 700 feet away); Convicts and Slaves (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centreville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Jun. 25, 2022